Story: Wasps and bees

Australian paper wasp nest (1st of 2)

Australian paper wasp nest

Australian paper wasps build small nests under overhanging leaves, or the eaves of roofs. The nests may have up to 200 cells.

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Photograph by Dick Veitch

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John Early, 'Wasps and bees - Stinging wasps', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/11155/australian-paper-wasp-nest (accessed 22 May 2019)

Story by John Early, published 24 Sep 2007