Vespa crabo

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Gérard-64
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Post by Gérard-64 »

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Post by Harold Gough »

A handsome hornet.

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Post by beetleman »

WOW, with the wings extended out in the background, it looks like it is flying right at you :shock: I see these every once in a while in the USA (introduced) and they are HUGE
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Post by nto »

good work lights and color, well done Gérard
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Post by lauriek »

I was thinking exactly just what Doug said!

Nice shot! :)

Terrifying things though! I found another one the other day, I initially thought it was three wasps having a fight, turned out to be just one hornet cleaning itself!

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Post by Cyclops »

Nice one! First time I saw a hornet i was I was in a hide bird watching at the time. I was like Woa,how big is that!
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