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Hunting for Prey

European paper wasp hunting for prey on an artichoke. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Be careful when you're harvesting an artichoke.You might find a European paper wasp (Polistes dominula) hunting for a little protein, such asĀ ants, flies and tiny bees to carry back to its nest.Entomologist Whitney Cranshaw of Colorado State University...

European paper wasp hunting for prey on an artichoke. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
European paper wasp hunting for prey on an artichoke. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

uropean paper wasp hunting for prey on an artichoke. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

European paper wasps guarding a nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
European paper wasps guarding a nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

European paper wasps guarding a nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 9:14 PM

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