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Sea Wasps
Sea wasps are unrelated to the flying insects we know as wasps. Sea wasps are Jellyfish that are invertebrates that belong to the cubozoa family of animal. Sea wasps are well known for the very strong and painful stings that are much like wasps while also being much stronger and more fatal. Sea wasps are well known for their very powerful venom which they used to capture their prey. If a person comes in contact with a sea wasp and is stung, this can create a very bad medical problem with the victim needing immediate help. Sea wasps have been the cause of fatalities as a result of their powerful sting.

Large and small sea wasps can give a fatal sting with the largest and what is considered to have the worlds most powerful venom being the Chironex fleckeri. The bulbous body can grow as large as a basketball while having around 60 tentacles that grow to a length of 6 meters!
The Chironex fleckeri can give a fatal sting unsurprisingly, but sea wasps as small as a penny can also give a fatal sting. With this in mind, sea wasps should be treated with respect and avoided at all cost.

Did You Know?
Did you know the following facts about wasps - hornets?

  • Fact One - Wasps are not bees.
  • Fact Two - Wasps can create a nest out of wood or mud where bees make their nests from honey.
  • Fact Three - Wasps are most aggressive from August to October.
  • Fact Four - They eat insects, food and rubbish.
  • Fact Five - Wasps become inactive at night.
  • Fact Six - They are normally found in their nest.
  • Fact Seven - They are very sensitive to light.
  • Fact Eight - They eat caterpillars.
  • Fact Nine - Male wasps don't have a stinger.
  • Fact Ten - Females have the stinger and it is also their sex organ.
  • Fact Eleven - Females protect the nest.
  • Fact Twelve - Not all female wasps are fertile.

Different Types of Wasps - Hornets
There are many different types of wasps - hornets which can be found in every region of the world. The following articles details facts and information about many different types of wasps - hornets. There are also facts and information about the size of the different types of wasps - hornets, the habitat in which they live and an indication of how long they live. Everything you wanted to know about wasps - hornets, facts and info for kids, children and their teachers and for everyone interested in the facts about wasps - hornets.

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  • Extermination, pest control and deterrents
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