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Wasp Although despised by many, wasps are important pollinators and personally, I think they are beautiful! Common wasp,Isle of Wight,Vespula vulgaris,insects,wasps Click/tap to enlarge

Wasp

Although despised by many, wasps are important pollinators and personally, I think they are beautiful!

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  1. Fully agreed, it's silly what draconian measures people take for even the slightest inconvenience, most of which is only a perceived threat. Posted one year ago
    1. Indeed. People don't seem to realise that wasps are very beneficial, eating garden pests etc. Posted one year ago

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''Vespula vulgaris'', known as the common wasp, is a wasp found in various regions of the world including the United Kingdom, Germany, India, China, New Zealand, and Australia. It is sometimes known as the European wasp; the same name is used for the species ''Vespula germanica'', which is also known as the German wasp. Another name for ''Vespula vulgaris'' is the "common yellow-jacket". It was discovered in 2010 that wasps in North America thought to be ''Vespula vulgaris'' are actually a different.. more

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Uploaded Aug 2, 2018. Captured Aug 2, 2018 13:37.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/18.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm