Archive | February 16, 2011

Stung by a wasp update

I thought that the wasp in the first Stung by a wasp installment, had already been killed but the truth is far, far worse. It’s like something out of a horror movie! According to Wikipedia: Spider wasps are long-legged, solitary wasps that use a single spider as a host for feeding their larvae. They paralyze […]

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Stung by a wasp

No, thankfully not me, but the unfortunate rain spider below. My roving reporter a.k.a. Willie, came across this when he was out mountain biking on a nearby forestry road the other day. By the time he saw it, the wasp had already killed the spider and was dragging it off. [The photo was taken with […]

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