I captured this picture of a wasp flying towards this Creeping Thistle (also known by the botanical name, Cirsium arvensis) whilst a Small Copper Butterfly (also known by its scientific name, Lycaena phlaeas) was feeding. It’s possible that the wasp was trying to capture this Small Copper Butterfly; if this was the case, then I can reassure you that the wasp was unsuccessful and the butterfly flew away.

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