Typically, wasps go through a life cycle that lasts from spring to fall, and they obtain nectar, rubbish and insects in the area for their food supply. They are not likely to die from starvation during this period but ra... More »

While the amount of time a snake can survive without food depends on its species, Live Science explains that wild snakes often go months at a time without eating. Records exist of reticulated and ball pythons fasting for... More »

The length of time a cat can live without food depends on the condition of the cat's body. Cats that don't eat for long periods of time often develop hepatic lipidosis, otherwise known as fatty liver disease. Cats typica... More »

Sand wasps are members of the Crabronidae family in the order Hymenoptera, which includes ants, bees and wasps. The sand wasps are identified by a banded pattern of black and yellow or white and black on the abdomen. The... More »

The key to locating wasp nests is to not only be able to identify what a wasp nest looks like but to also watch movement patterns of the wasps. Wasp nests are most often found in roof eaves, garden sheds and behind shutt... More »

A wasp swarm refers to either a large group of wasps concentrated around a tall structure during mating season or the mass of wasps that rush out of the nest to defend it when disturbed. Wasps do not swarm for any other ... More »

The queen wasp is typically a quarter-inch longer than the other wasps and can be distinguished by its pointed lower abdomen and narrow waist-like section. However, some species of wasps do not have such noticeable chara... More »