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By Isleman
I assume this is a hornet. Found this handsome fella lazing around one hot day. Poor fella snuffed it despite my efforts to preserve him. Guess they have a short life span. Pleased to meet him though. I'm jolly pleased they don't grow above 5cms here.

Tags: Insects Wasp Insect Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Hornet Wasps Hornets Uk insects Uk hornets Wildlife and nature

Voters: Nick-T, StephenBrighton, Arty and 5 more

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imander 15 388 7 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2007 10:43AM
well captured
FujiJan 15 3 England
10 Aug 2007 4:32PM
Great macro Mr P...
phisher 17 3 Canada
10 Aug 2007 11:22PM
Like the tough, mean look of the insect. Good one.
Bigshot 15 7 England
12 Aug 2007 3:35PM
Cool Hornet, Nice shot
22 Aug 2009 4:57PM
i'm glad they dont grow tht big too!!! I'd hate 2 b stung by tht!

Rosy x

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