German Yellowjackets

German Yellowjackets
This species of yellowjacket is commonly found throughout most urban areas in the eastern half of the United States. Most nests have 1,000-3000 workers, although some (like that pictured here) might have up to 5,000 workers. The German yellowjacket is a both a voracious predator and scavenger.

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