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Bald-faced hornet nest

With the end of summer, hornet nests have grown quite large, like this one photographed recently in Sharon. Photo by John Brett

John Brett snapped this sculptural and lovely bald-faced hornet nest on his property in Sharon. 

These hornets look like bees and are actually a type of yellowjacket wasp, according to a blog by  UConnLadyBug at the university’s online Home and Garden Education Center. 

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