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yellowjackets

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YELLOWJACKETS AND HOW TO AVOID GETTING STUNG

Yellowjackets can BEE quite the BUZZkill during summer in Germany! Get it? From age seven until 19, I used to go on week-long camping trips each year in August. At mealtime, I meticulously maneuvered my fork and knife around an average of five wasps that were simultaneously clambering all over my food, on a daily basis. I also rescued countless ones from drowning in my cup. Guess how many times I got stung over the years? Once. Because I accidentally stepped on one. So, while these little critters are quite pesty in the summer, there sure are ways to prevent...