In Response To: Re: Volunteers: Unpfhorgiven (Hamish Sinclair)
: Heh... that's life as a lone security officer. ;-)
: Isn't there a wasp that has a nasty habit of laying eggs on other live
: insects... the egg hatches and the larva eats the poor unfortunate host
: from the inside while still alive. Mother nature at her best.
There are sveral species that do that, mostly in catipillars or egg sacks. I saw a show on the discovery channel where one (rather large) catipillar have 23 wasp larvae attached to it. Nasty.