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Paper wasp

Polistes

Description:

Paper wasps are 1.9 to 2.5 cm long. They gather fibers from dead wood and plant stems, which they mix with saliva, and use to construct water-resistant nests made of gray or brown papery material.

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1 Comment

animaisfotos
animaisfotos 9 years ago

Superb quality. Love the composition and moment. It looks like she's calmly observing the photographer. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

NeilHarris
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NeilHarris

Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Dec 22, 2010
Submitted on Mar 14, 2011

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