Yellow Jackets

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Yellow Jackets live in meadows and usually nest in the ground or at ground level.  The adults love nectar and feed pre-chewed insects to their larva. 

They enjoy invading picnics and will actually carry off small pieces of food. 

They are very aggressive and will sting repeatedly at the slightest disturbance.  Avoid them at all cost.


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Here is a yellow jacket eating a piece of raw chicken.  The picture was taken south of Chile and was donated to our site by Solange.

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