Hardness | GRHardnessTester.comFig wasps are interesting because of the unique tool they possess.  The tool we are talking about is called an ovipositor.  It is used by female fig wasps to dip deep into fruit and lay their eggs.  It is even hardened with zinc so that the wasp can get through hard, ripe fruit.  Researchers compared the hardness of the ovipositor to that of dental implants.

 

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