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Small holes in the ground near a shrub. I'm not sure, but I think these small holes may be from Tarantula Hawks - large, metallic blue wasps that paralyze tarantulas, lay eggs on them, and then bury the still living spiders for their young to feed on.
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Orientation: Landscape
Photographer/Submitter: Michael Lusk
Wilderness: Cabeza Prieta Wilderness
Categories: Animal
Keywords: Desert, Insect, Tarantula hawk, Wasp
Description: I'm not sure, but i think these small holes may be from tarantula hawks - large, metallic blue wasps that paralyze tarantulas, lay eggs on them, and then bury the still living spiders for their young to feed on.



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