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yellow jacket:

see waspwasp,
name applied to many winged insects of the order Hymenoptera, which also includes ants and bees. Most wasps are carnivorous, feeding on insects, grubs, or spiders. They have biting mouthparts, and the females have stings with which they paralyze their prey.
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The count from the interior ministry -- routinely dismissed by yellow jackets -- put the numbers across France at 15,500, of whom 1,600 marched in Paris.
This simple fix worked perfectly, allowing sun and air to reach the grapes while keeping out yellow jackets and other pests.
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Caption: The showdown with yellow jackets is a seasonal occurrence for numerous folks throughout rural North America.
Caption: The bold colors of the yellow jacket seve as a warning to potential predators to beware.
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In this story, a purple hippopotamus compares her purple bottomus to that of several of her animal friends, only to discover that all the animals, from the lion to the skunk, felt they had beautiful bottomuses too and that every difference is worth celebrating "because we ALL have beautiful bottomuses!" The second story, "Frightened Jack, the Yellow Jacket" is written in prose and deals with a yellow jacket who is scared away from his swarm by a bully yellow jacket.
Mitchell had a career record of 124-30 (.805) in his four seasons as a Yellow Jacket, marking the most individual victories in program history, a record that still stands today.
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