Wasps Build Rainbow Nests

Wasps. Few people like them. Mainly because they’re not very friendly. But not all 1669fdb67e258a80e93ab4ed69f67531wasps are aggressive. Some of them are gentle. Take a look at these psychedelic nests.

They’re the product of an experiment conducted by Mattia Menchetti, a biology student at the University of Florence. He realized that by giving a captive colony of European paper wasps different colored paper over time, the insects would eventually construct their own kaleidoscopic houses. As you can see, the result is pretty remarkable.
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