13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ammophila Procera

I was walking through my garden after a rainstorm when I saw this thread waisted wasp hanging from a ginger plant. I woke her up, but it was too cold for her to fly off so I nailed this photo while she warmed up.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Portal, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3S
Copyright: © Raymond Mendez