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Wasps Nest

By Ted447
This nest was brought into Mere Sands Wood by a builder who found it while working on an old house it is about 24 inches high. I have seen the inside of a Wasps nest and it is very intricate inside made up of individual platforms about 2 inches apart all supported by a ring of pillars and it is all like paper mache very delicate.

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: User_Removed, nickyv32, Danny1970 and 10 more

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User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2013 10:54AM
The wonders of nature. Smile

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Ted447 Plus
5 213 1 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2013 11:13AM
Thanks Lucien.TedGrinGrin
13 Sep 2013 11:31AM
It is really wonderful to see. BUT it brings back memories of two summers ago when I stepped barefooted on a wasp and had a very painful and itching foot for a week. I have often wondered what, in the scheme of things, wasps are useful for.

EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2013 12:05PM
Nice image Smile

Ted447 Plus
5 213 1 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2013 4:21PM
Thank you.TedGrinGrin
wow thats big hope no one got stung. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
13 Sep 2013 4:37PM
Goodness, that's pretty spectacular, but I'm not sure I'd continue to employ a builder who brought me presents like this!
Ted447 Plus
5 213 1 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2013 5:23PM
Thank you.TedGrinGrin
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 3:16PM
I'm not a fan of wasps but this is an amazing structure,well illustrated, Ted.
Ted447 Plus
5 213 1 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 5:43PM
Thanks Tony.GrinGrin

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