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Bug of the Week: Cicada Hunter Wasp

This wasp might not look that spectacular.

cicada-killer-wasp-023Especially while it is drinking nectar from an Arizona grape ivy flower.

cicada-killer-wasp-024You might rethink that assessment, however, when you realize this wasp is capable of capturing and carrying away a full grown cicada. Given how large a cicada is, that's pretty impressive!


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