Digger Wasp's Amazing Survival Skill

Digger Wasp's Amazing Survival Skill

The digger wasp’s amazing way to prepare its young for survival. When laying eggs, it will dig hunt for prey such as a caterpillar which is not killed but paralysed. The digger wasp then deposits a single egg on to the prey. The prey stays alive and fresh until the egg hatches and the larva feeds on it.

Many animals go to great lengths to prepare their young for survival in life. We, as parents, can make sure our young children are taken care of if we are no longer around through a trust.