Queen common wasp
Sometimes queen wasps, like this common wasp (Vespula vulgaris), hibernate inside houses (for example in roof spaces). When they emerge in the spring you can help them by making sure that they find their way outside.
Technical Information: Photographed with a Minolta Dimage Z1.|
Copyright Richard Burkmar 2006. Permission is hereby granted for anyone to use this image for non-commercial purposes which are of benefit to the natural environment. School pupils, students, teachers and educators are invited to use and reproduce the image freely. The photographer should be credited where practicable. Use for commercial purposes is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the copyright holder.|
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