Yellow Jackets Are Thriving

Yellow Jacket

The Yellow Jacket is responsible for more stings than any other Indiana wasp.

Bees are having a difficult time. In contrast, Yellow Jackets are thriving in some areas. A pest control operator in central Florida recently reported a massive yellow jacket nest fully 6 feet high and 8 feet wide. The property owner considered it to be a hazard and wanted it removed.

KFOR has the video.

Awesome!

About jjneal

Jonathan Neal is an Associate Professor of Entomology at Purdue University and author of the textbook, Living With Insects (2010). This blog is a forum to communicate about the intersection of insects with people and policy. This is a personal blog. The opinions and materials posted here are those of the author and are in no way connected with those of my employer.
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