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Alien Forced Into Nest

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Caption: This video shows a female wasp marked with pink paint that was a recently accepted non-nestmate who became a subordinate worker. A resident female flies in and forces the newly accepted wasp back into the nest to guard the eggs and larvae.

Credit: Floria Mora-Kepfer Uy, University of Miami

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