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The Killer Wasp That Saws Its Way Out of Its Victims

Wasps can be difficult creatures to appreciate. They're aggressive, they sting, and, if they really don't like you, they'll do it more than once. A newly identified species of wasp, named Dendrocerus scutellaris, unsurprisingly has few redeeming features—and plenty to make you wince. This tiny insect is from Costa Rica. It measures just a few millimeters in length and has spiny ridges along its back.
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