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Common Wasp
Image: Common waspOften emerging in the late summer and autumn, wasps feed initially on proteins which include other flying insects, but then change to carbohydrates. Wasps are highly attracted to UVA and green light as well as food odours.
A wasp sting can be dangerous, particularly if victims are stung in the mouth or throat. Anaphylactic shock is a big danger. Being stung more than once does not build up immunity; in fact the reverse is true.
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