These termite and wasp nests represent only a small portion of the insect species which live along the riverbank.
Some wasps make a small clay pot, and many types give wicked stings that can send you to bed with a fever even if you don't have allergies.
There are two kinds of termites here: one makes a dark and round nests. In our camp, we smoked fish over fires made with these nests because the porous structure created a thick smoke.
The nest shown is a protuberance variety that forms its shape as it is created. These are the waterside homes of invertebrates who share the riparian habitat without getting wet!
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