Monday, September 19, 2011

Back to Nature...

...in the backyard garden, Hubsy found and photographed this odd concoction of an insect, with a mean-looking 4 inch stinger-like thingy on it's rear! Thank Goodness for Google: I was quickly able to tag it as an ichneumonid wasp--and fear not the stinger: it is the devise of a God with a sense of humor, used to boar into tree wood and deposit eggs. Videos of the process are even more humorous than.....(think of your favorite)

1 comment:

  1. Very good capture of this insect.

    Regards and best wishes

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Slightly Belated Remembrance of Dad's 98th Birth Anniversary

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