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"Love Those Bee-Stung Lips": Facial Markings Help Paper Wasps Identify Each Other, Says Cornell Behaviorist

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November 1, 2002
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Cornell University
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Paper wasps all look the same, right? Wrong. An animal behaviorist at Cornell University reports that the wasp's black-and-yellow uniform is not uniform at all.

N.Y. -- Paper wasps all look the same, right? Wrong. An animal behaviorist at Cornell University reports that the wasp's black-and-yellow uniform is not uniform at all.


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Cornell University. ""Love Those Bee-Stung Lips": Facial Markings Help Paper Wasps Identify Each Other, Says Cornell Behaviorist." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 1 November 2002. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/11/021101070548.htm>.
Cornell University. (2002, November 1). "Love Those Bee-Stung Lips": Facial Markings Help Paper Wasps Identify Each Other, Says Cornell Behaviorist. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/11/021101070548.htm
Cornell University. ""Love Those Bee-Stung Lips": Facial Markings Help Paper Wasps Identify Each Other, Says Cornell Behaviorist." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/11/021101070548.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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