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Western Yellowjacket queen - Vespula pensylvanica - female

Western Yellowjacket queen - Vespula pensylvanica - Female
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
October 30, 2011
My neighbor's cat pointed out this chunky yellowjacket trudging across my deck. It couldn't fly and I was wondering if the queen yellowjackets fly or this one was injured or just too cold.

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Western Yellowjacket queen - Vespula pensylvanica - female Western Yellowjacket queen - Vespula pensylvanica - female