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Photo#116975
ENORMOUS BALD-FACED

ENORMOUS BALD-FACED "HORNET" NEST
South Carolina, USA
Size: 3 feet (36 inches) tall!!
This is the same monster nest which I am holding to show its HUGE size.

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ENORMOUS BALD-FACED ENORMOUS BALD-FACED

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Moved from Baldfaced Hornet.

Hi Terry! I am going ahead and moving these images which include you in the photo to the section of our site for Portraits of BugGuide Contributors. I realize your intent in posting them was to demonstrate the enormous size of some of these impressive nests, but it is preferable to have the images in the guide feature only the insects (and structures) themselves. Hopefully the listed dimensions you have given and the other objects you have shown for scale will suffice.

 
Thanks.
I appreciate you letting me know.

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