Where Do Wasps Live in the Winter?

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Wasps abandon their nests and die in winter. Only the young daughter queens which are born and have mated with the drones during the present season will hibernate and live through the winter. Wasps live together in colonies.
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In their hives
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The majority of the colony dies off during the first hard frost. The new queen bee will find a place to hibernate for the winter. They find places such as under the bark of a tree
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The most common typical North American wasps are yellowjackets and paper wasps. These are social species and therefore live and work within a social structure, with every colony member
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For most species of wasp the entire nest dies before first frost and only mated queens
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