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Do any wasps make honey?

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The way these aggressive insects feed their young is not nearly as sweet as that of bees.

Asked by: Amy Watts, London

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No. Adult wasps drink nectar from flowers but don't turn it into honey. They feed their young by laying eggs inside prey.


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Luis trained as a zoologist, but now works as a science and technology educator. In his spare time he builds 3D-printed robots, in the hope that he will be spared when the revolution inevitably comes.

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