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"The sting of the Hawkwasp is likened to being electrocuted, or having your blood replaced by fire. One researcher said the pain is so excruciating, it removes your ability to do practically anything, except possibly scream." I would just die!

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This is a tarantula hawk. Yeah that’s it’s name. It’s called that because it captures tarantulas, paralyzes them with its sting and lays its egg on it. When the larva is born it enters the tarantula and feeds off it from the inside. It avoids the vital organs for as long as possible so the spider can live. When it’s an adult it finally bursts out of the tarantula. Also it’s sting is the second most painful insect sting in the world. Second to the bullet ant which is comparable to being…

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tarantula hawk Guêpe pepsis (« tarantula hawk ») Source : notre-planete.info, http://www.notre-planete.info/actualites/3902-douleur-piqure-guepe-fourmi-abeille

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Fallout New Vegas // apparently that is the state insect of new mexico http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarantula_hawk ...at least it's not as big as a cazador?

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