When Cicada-Killer Wasps Become Cicada-Stealer Wasps

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Hunting cicadas and lugging them back to a nest is hard work for a cicada-killer wasp. But sometimes all that hard work goes to waste, when a fellow wasp swoops in and lays her egg on the other wasp’s prey. And that’s if the cicada isn’t stolen by a bird first.

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