Image of the Day: Flamboyant Freeloader

Despite its bright colors, the parasitic cuckoo wasp (Chrysis propria) adeptly camouflages its eggs in the nests of other wasps.

The Scientist Staff
Jun 17, 2014

FLICKR, USGS, SAM DROEGE

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