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Winter wasp wail

Coming upon this nest lead to a double-take: What were wasps doing out at this time of year? But it seems these hive members stopped crawling some time ago, even though their dusty shells still cling to the paper home … Continue reading

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Alien egg cartons

Several of these resin-like globules are scattered about the meadow area of Weltz Park. All are positioned about 3 or 4 feet up from the ground on various small plants. Didn’t know what they were at first — insect home, … Continue reading

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Primeval piƱata

Suspended at the end of a branch like a party-game candy container ready for whacking, this hornet’s nest is probably vacant by now. Its construction is nothing short of astonishing, especially considering the relative size of its builders (perhaps Bald-faced … Continue reading

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