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38 Photos That Prove Wasps Aren't Terrifying Whatsoever

Seriously, what's all the fuss about?

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1. Here's a completely chill wasp.

Natasha Mhatre CC BY-NC-SA / Via Flickr: natasha_mhatre

2. And here's a typical wasp nest.

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3. Nothing scary to see here.

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4. Nope. Nothing at all.

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5. Because wasps usually never hurt anything.

Andreas Kay CC BY-NC-SA / Via Flickr: andreaskay

6. Therefore, you don't have to protect yourself when dealing with them.

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7. Because they're not that big.

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8. Of course, they're slow to anger.

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9. But if they do sting you, your body won't swell up like a deformed balloon.

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10. This wasp sting on the lip doesn't even look painful.

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11. Or that sting in the eye.

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12. And just like with people, wasps rarely sting animals.

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13. Seriously, they're not a medical health risk at all.

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14. That wasp won't sting her to death after the photo is taken.

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15. And this one isn't simply here to fuck shit up.

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16. Because wasps clearly can't smell fear.

Falashad CC BY-NC-SA / Via Flickr: f_jean

17. So, put down the wasp spray.

andiezoe CC BY-NC / Via Flickr: azldesigns

18. It's not like wasps will randomly attack you for no reason or anything.

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19. Or fly right at your fucking face.

e_monk CC BY-NC-SA / Via Flickr: e_monk

20. Wasps totally respect your home.

Rose of Academe_ CC BY-ND / Via Flickr: rose_of_academe1

21. And don't have an agenda when they buzz in your ear.

Loves_TaiShan CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: holly_loves_taishan

22. Their nests aren't even that big.

Harry Rutherford CC BY-NC / Via Flickr: heracliteanfire

23. Pfft. Mere child's play.

Matt Reinbold CC BY-SA / Via Flickr: furryscalyman

24. Wasps won't instill the fear of God in you, nor make you hyperventilate into a fucking stupor.

25. There's no need to call the police.

Roadsidepictures CC BY-NC / Via Flickr: roadsidepictures

26. Or the Army.

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27. Or even the FBI.

AgriLife Today CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: agrilifetoday

28. They don't want your food.

Adam Jones CC BY-SA / Via Flickr: adam_jones

29. Or your children.

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30. Go ahead, just eat the watermelon.

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31. You'll be perfectly fine.

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32. While you're at it, eat that apple, too.

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33. What could possibly go wrong?

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34. Still hungry? Go ahead. Just swat them away.

Malcolm Smith CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: malcolm-smith

35. They won't mind sharing the jelly.

krebsmaus07 CC BY / Via Flickr: koadla

36. So, just take a chill pill.

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37. And calm the hell down.

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38. Because we have nothing to fear but fear itself.

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