!e Wa" # one of $ ugliest po#on&s and deadliest
insects in $ world.
!e wa" # as long as 2/3 inches long. It’s yellow and
black and (ere wings can go to $ "eeds of 20 km per
Females can live to 12-22 days males can live lon)r but
queens can live up to 12 mon(s one whole year.
Wa" are wild and feed on living insects, necter fruit,
carron and cac( caterpilers and suck (ere blood.Wa"
can’t eat solid food but (ey can *ing as many times as
(ey like venom # in (ier sac until (ey *ing and it goes
into $ victim.
Wa" ta*e smell and feel wi( (ere antennae (ey *ing
to capture or to defend (ere nest.!e wild yelow and
black # to warn o(er animals (at it # dan)r&s.
I (ink wa" are freaky because (ey can put po#on into y&
when (ey *ing.
THE KING WASP