Would A Bee Suit Protect Me From Yellowjacket Stingers?

Q: Do you know the stinger length of a yellowjacket compared to a honey bee? Would a bee suit protect me? 

A: UGA honeybee expert Keith Delaplane says the average yellowjacket is much smaller than a honeybee worker. That means that a beekeeping suit designed to deter bee stings will be plenty within specs for deterring yellowjacket stingers.

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