Paper wasps make rainbow nests!

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Did you know if you give paper wasps multicolored construction paper, they will make rainbow-colored nests instead of the usual gray?   A biology student did just this, and the results are colorful!

Almost makes me want wasps around so they can decorate my porch with rainbow colored nests.  Well…almost.

Here’s the whole article with all the pictures. Enjoy.

When Given Colored Construction Paper, Wasps Build Rainbow Colored Nests

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9 thoughts on “Paper wasps make rainbow nests!

  1. It would certainly make them easier to find so you could destroy them! We get a lot of them around our home but can’t always find the source.

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