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Old 08-22-2011, 03:17 PM
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Unhappy Nasty Wasp!!!

We were in the garden today and I reached over to pick up what I thought was a big grasshopper on the bottom of a leaf, as Hazel was collecting them... Glad I noticed the yellow antenae on it before i grabbed him, because here is the bug.....
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Greater horntail wasp..... bet that could have hurt...

Kids made him a nice home in a bug jar, hope he stays in....

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Old 08-22-2011, 07:45 PM
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Just be happy we don't have these over here!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ENFV...eature=related
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:51 PM
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These things act like they the meanest insect around! They are remarkably aggressive and they do look pretty nasty for a harmless insect.

I did some research online a few years ago and found out they were harmless. I did not bother to tell the other guys at work though!
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Old 08-22-2011, 08:24 PM
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Harmless or not, they look like nasty suckers!
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That sucker would have gotten my attention as well
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:25 PM
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i would of s*** my self if i accidentally picked up one of them buggers
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270wsm at the very least.
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Use caution when dealing with the wasps as they can deliver nasty stings when they feel threatened.

Read more: How to Kill Horntail Wasps | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5560919_kill...#ixzz1Voxy2zP8
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My brother to me while in Nara (Japan) "Hey sister, come here quick!!" So I go over to see what he is looking at. "See that giant wasp??" I can hear it buzzing as it is flying around, hard to miss since it is so big. "They kill about 30 people a year over here".... thanks brother, always keeping me in mind.
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Just be happy we don't have these over here!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ENFV...eature=related
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