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Bald Faced WaspTo view more of my photography please click on www.rakmilphotography.com

Personally I am not a fan of wasps, only their impressive appearance. My apologies to a certain film franchise that has been with us since the 1970’s, for this very close resemblance to one of their fictional otherworldly soldiers. In fact I suspect that many science fiction endeavors looking for aliens turn to entomologists for advice.

16 responses

  1. selah

    these fellows are scary to me.. when we moved our new back yard was filled with them. Its a great photo though.

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    October 1, 2015 at 11:27 am

  2. AMAZING!!!!!

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    October 1, 2015 at 1:57 pm

  3. Getting a close view of the little one is like getting a big view of our world. Who scares who? 🙂

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    October 1, 2015 at 6:55 pm

  4. Aren’t you brave getting close to this guy! While handsome, they are evil tempered and their stings are the worst. Great shot and yes, I think many movie aliens are based on insects, and reptiles, too.

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    October 1, 2015 at 7:57 pm

    • Bravery has nothing to do with it. I do not threaten them even if close and to get closer I crop my final photo. I sure do not want to get stung. But you can get quite close. Thanks

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      October 1, 2015 at 8:24 pm

  5. Ha ha I’m sure you’re right. This photo – and this peeking around the tree pose – is astonishing!!!!!!

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    October 1, 2015 at 9:30 pm

  6. This fellow has a grim face, like he means business. Amazing shot!

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    October 1, 2015 at 10:46 pm

  7. What a face! And a great photo!

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    October 2, 2015 at 7:02 am

  8. Beautiful!! Love the angle

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    October 16, 2015 at 9:58 am

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