Eaten Alive

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Event type: talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

Ticket prices:

Free, no ticket required

What lengths do wasp parents go to in order to feed their young?

In the case of thousands of species of parasitoid wasp, they lay their eggs inside the body of another living insect.

When the wasp larvae hatch, they feed on the insides of the host insect. Food doesn't get much fresher than that!

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How to find the Attenborough Studio

The Attenborough Studio is in the Darwin Centre in the Orange Zone.

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