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What can we learn from this wasp nest?

Posted by on Oct 9, 2011 in Blog | Comments Off

We have been watching this nest all summer and much what these wasps have done we do too! These wasps have worked together for a common purpose – work together as a group to build a structure that protects them and their young. Hmmm….sounds familiar! As we studied the nest we can see that is created from paper – which the wasp make from wood fiber. But what is really interesting is the design. This nest was created on a tree branch along side our road so it had very little protection but it shape sheds water. It also has vents in the top of the nest to allow the drying...

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