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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.

3. Nothing scary to see here.

4. Nope. Nothing at all.

Ewan Bellamy CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: ewan_the_moomintroll

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.

7. Because they're not that big.

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

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

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

11. Or that sting in the eye.

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

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

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

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

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.

Baerbel Schmidt / Getty Images

30. Go ahead, just eat the watermelon.

iStockphoto Igor Zhulenko / Getty Images

31. You'll be perfectly fine.

iStockphoto pxhidalgo / Getty Images

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

Hemera Gary Uttley / Getty Images

33. What could possibly go wrong?

iStockphoto Morley Read / Getty Images

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.

37. And calm the hell down.

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

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