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Behavior of wasps hive building habits. Test 1-137-245 1 Behavior of wasps hive building habits. Test 1-137-245 Warren Synecky SCIE206-1005B-11: Biology January 9, 2011
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Behavior of wasps hive building habits. Test 1-137-245 2 Introduction On a trip to Savannah, GA, I had noticed a lot of the homes had their porch ceilings painted various shades of blue, although sky blue was the most prominent shade. At first I thought nothing of it, until I saw more and more ceilings being painted this color, so I asked a few locals the reason for this, and what I found was rather interesting. According to Heida (2008) “My new friends explained that blue paint kept away the bees, wasps, spiders, gnats and other critters who were "fooled" into thinking the blue paint was actually the sky, which wasn't a safe place for a bug to loiter if it didn't want to get eaten”. This theory sounded like it could hold some legitimacy so I decided to run a few experiments to determine if this myth was accurate. Hypothesis
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2011 for the course SCIE 206 taught by Professor Antoinettegaston during the Spring '10 term at American InterContinental University.

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