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Ovipositor [ovi-pos-i-tor] (noun):
An Ovipositor is a sharp, needle-like structure found near a female insects abdomen that is used to deposit eggs!
(The stinger evolved from the ovipositor, with a similar structure, but attached to poison glands!)
Sammy Tangir - Sammy is a serious nature nerd and especially enthusiastic about plants! When she is not thinking of next week's nature word, she is working as an outdoor educator and practicing her wood carving skills.