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Wasp. Macrophotograph of a wasp (Vespula sp.) on a leaf. Its large compound eyes (black) are seen on either side of its head. Its sensory antennae sprout from between its eyes. This wasp is a social insect, living in a hive of several thousand individuals. The hive's young are fed on insects, but the adults only eat sweet liquids. Magnification unknown.
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