Newfound 'Bone-House Wasp' Builds Its Nest Out Of Ant Corpses

July 2, 2014 6:00 PM

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Here's some useful advice for the world's ants: Whatever you do, stay away from the "bone-house wasp."

Scientists said on Wednesday they have identified a new species of spider wasp in southeastern China with grim conduct unlike any other creature. It crams the outermost chamber of the nests it builds for its offspring with piles of dead ants.

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