The war between wild bees and wasps

Updated: 2011-11-29 20:41

(chinadaily.com.cn)

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The life and death struggles between wild bees and their natural enemy, wasps are repeated every day at their beehive, built in an old tea tree in Chengdu city. The camera catches exciting moments of the survival struggle between the bees and wasps and the battle for food among the wasps.

The war between wild bees and wasps

A bee stands guard at the gate of its tea tree “fortress”.[Photo/Xinhua]

The war between wild bees and wasps

A wasp attack! Bees flex their hips against the enemy.[Photo/Xinhua]

The war between wild bees and wasps

A wasp waits for bees outside the beehive.[Photo/Xinhua]

The war between wild bees and wasps

A bee passes by a wasp.[Photo/Xinhua]

The war between wild bees and wasps

A ferocious wasp.[Photo/Xinhua]

The war between wild bees and wasps

A big wasp eats a bee.[Photo/Xinhua]

The war between wild bees and wasps

Two wasps fight against each other for food in front of the beehive.[Photo/Xinhua]

The war between wild bees and wasps

A wasp is killed by bees after losing too much energy in a battle with another wasp.[Photo/Xinhua]

The war between wild bees and wasps

A bee is caught by a wasp.[Photo/Xinhua]