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Storm Related Pests – Wasps

Paper wasp and nest. Image credit UF / IFAS Extension

Hurricane winds and area flooding also destroyed nests of many of the
stinging insects such as paper wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets. These
nests had significant numbers at this time of year, so you will encounter
stinging wasps as they scavenge for food and seek shelter among debris
and exposed trash. All are capable of multiple stings that are very painful. Read full fact sheet here: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/wp-conte…/…/2018/10/Wasps.pdf

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