Yellow jackets generally have the typical warning colors of a stinging insect, yellow and black (sometimes white and black) striped along their body. Paper wasps can be red and yellow or yellow with a little black. Both have 2 pairs of wings and a stinger at the end of the abdomen.
Not all yellow jackets (or their cousins, paper wasps) go out on patrol, but the ones that do cover the area with a vengeance. These little Rambos are ready to take down most any insect any day of the week. Yellow jackets will put away anything they can fly off with. As captain, you may be leery of the short tempers these agents have. Dont be. Theyre more interested in snagging thieves from your garden than stinging you.
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