Cocooned Wasps Jump To Shaded Areas To Survive | Video

A 3-mm B. anurus wasp lays its eggs in weevil larvae. After the parasitized weevil spins its cocoon, the baby wasp hatches and consumes the weevil larvae. Then, inside the weevil’s cocoon, they build a second cocoon ‘shell’. While inside, they hop around to keep away from predators and to stay in the shadows.

credit : Yoriko Saeki