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How buzz that: the elaborate interior of a wasp’s nest

A wasp’s nest is a complex structure that is a specialised nursery for all aerial-nest-building wasp species. The nests are easily identifiable – most of us will have seen them at one time or another, hanging from the outside of a home or on a tree.

But while these structures may look relatively simple, taking a closer look inside can help us understand the intricately-sectioned parts of the nest, and how they help wasps raise a new generation of young.

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