This is the cow killer wasp.


I know it looks just like a plain old, annoying bug that probably enjoys stinging things. And yeah, it's reddish design does give some kind of warning that it could be painful.

But cow killers get their names because it's rumored that their stings cause so much damage and are so painful that they can kill a cow.


And Coyote Peterson, host of the "Brave Wilderness" YouTube series, thought it'd be a good idea to get stung by one.

It does not end well.

I mean just look at the guy's face.


Don't try this at home, people.