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Paper wasp nest in a tree

A closeup look at a very large paper wasp nest.

This wasp nest likely belongs to a very large colony of bald faced hornets. They are good predators for a garden.  Caution though, if these critters are disturbed, they can leave a nasty sting. Photo by Giovanni J.

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