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Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.
Potter Wasps Have Guard Mites for Their Babies.
Wasps can remember people’s faces.
Wasps have brought down 2 commercial airline flights, killing over 200 people.
Sniffer bees and wasps have been trained to detect illegal drugs and explosive materials, and their ability to do so rivals sniffer dogs.
Never squash a wasp that has stung you. Upon being crushed, it will release a chemical that becomes airborne; this signals guard wasps to come and sting whatever gets in their way.
In September, 1951, seventeen-month-old Mark Bennet of Vancouver, B.C., was stung 447 times by wasps and lived. He was released from the hospital after twenty days of treatment.
Every night, wasps bite into the stem of a plant, lock their mandibles into position, stretch out at right angles to the stem, and, with legs dangling, fall asleep.