18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Return of the Empire

This is an active white-faced hornet nest found in our backyard. The nest is majestic and located just out of plain sight. On this day the leaves turned upward exposing it for the first time all year.

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Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Copyright: © Jodi Pekala