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Here's a little critter that can cause big problems:

Keyhole wasps are notorious for building their nests in manufactured structures, and they have now been shown to do this in devices mounted to planes that are crucial for measuring airspeed during flight. Blockages in these tubes can lead to pilots misreading airspeed and have led to fatal crashes in the past

Read more: Wasps in Australia are endangering planes by building nests on them
 
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