My contribution to Michelle's Nature Notes (#394). There were a couple of whitetail deer eating behind the shed in my sister's backyard, so I used the shed as cover to sneak up on them. But they took off as I pressed the shutter, so this is all I got:
The Great Golden Digger Wasp is a benign, gentle wasp currently being studied by scientists for its behavioral responses.
I'm also linking to TexWiscGirl's Good Fences #133. You've seen these horses before...
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