The battle to stop these giant, invasive wasps from gaining a foothold in the United States is heating up.
A new study has revealed that most people seem to appreciate bees but find wasps annoying and dangerous.
Wasps in Britain have been getting drunk on fermented fruit and left-over pub cider, experts claim.
Sand wasps have been observed flying in reverse to help them create a map of their surroundings.
David Williams-Jones was attacked by thousands of the insects after accidentally stepping on their nest.
Measuring 10ft across, the huge nest was discovered in California by Robert McDougal.
A species of parasitic wasp has been found to turn ladybirds in to zombie bodyguards as protection.
Wasps were using sophisticated antibiotics millions of years before the invention of penicillin new research has found.