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Hunting for Prey

European paper wasp hunting for prey on an artichoke. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Be careful when you're harvesting an artichoke.You might find a European paper wasp (Polistes dominula) hunting for a little protein, such asĀ ants,...

European paper wasp hunting for prey on an artichoke. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
European paper wasp hunting for prey on an artichoke. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

uropean paper wasp hunting for prey on an artichoke. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

European paper wasps guarding a nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
European paper wasps guarding a nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

European paper wasps guarding a nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 9:14 PM

Another Use of a Potted Plant

Potted Plant

When temperatures soar, look for honey bees to head for water resources.On the grounds of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at the...

Potted Plant
Potted Plant

SOMETHING AS SIMPLE as a watered potted plant can provide honey bees with a good source of water. Honey bees, which don't like to get their feet wet, will stand on the edge of the container, on sediment, or on leaves to sip water. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

European Paper Wasp
European Paper Wasp

EUROPEAN PAPER WASP (Polistes dominula) sips water inside a potted plant container. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Water Forager
Water Forager

WATER-FORAGING European paper wasp (Polistes dominula) takes advantage of the standing water inside a plant container. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 9:15 PM

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