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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Two More Asian 'Murder Hornets' Found In Washington State


BIRCH BAY, Wash. (KOMO) — Officials in Whatcom County, Washington State said Friday that two Asian giant hornets have turned up in recent days, one of them captured in a trap and another one that startled diners when it flew up at a Birch Bay restaurant.

The most recent sightings of the insects, known as the murder hornet, add to the growing number of observations in which the giant bug seems to be gaining a foothold in Washington state. That worries scientists and researchers because of the devastating affects the murder hornets can have on local honey bee populations and other insect colonies.

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