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Synoeca cyanea


This wasp's sting is rated among the top five most painful insect stings in the world... It is a thrill to get near them to take photos!

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Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 4 years ago

Thank you Dr. Namgyal. And thank you to my fellow rangers, that voted for this SOTW. It is always an honor to be nominated, let alone winning. Love you all, guys.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Congrats Sergio for the SOTW!

AshleyT 4 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

CalebSteindel 4 years ago

Talk about blowing my socks off. That second pic is epic!

AnnvanWijgerden 4 years ago

Amazing photos… Thanks for getting close enough to such a scary-but-beautiful creature!

Sergio Monteiro
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Sergio Monteiro

Spotted on Dec 8, 2015
Submitted on Dec 11, 2015

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