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Eradication of Asian Giant Hornets from the First AGH Nest Discovered by Officials in the United States — in Blaine, Washington

140 On Oct. 24, the Washington State Department of Agriculture conducted the first Asian giant hornet nest eradication in the United States. The nest was located inside of a tree cavity near Blaine, WA. Wearing […]

Climate Suitability of Asian Giant Hornet (SOURCE: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America | Assessing the ecological niche and invasion potential of the Asian giant hornet)
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Washington State Department of Agriculture Uses Radio Trackers Tagged on 3 Asian Giant Hornets to Track Down Nest and Eradicate the Nest

347 On October 22, 2020, the Washington State Department of Agriculture located the first-ever nest of Asian giant hornets (aka murder hornets) in the United States. The nest was found in a tree cavity near […]

Asian Giant Hornet trapped July 14, 2020 in Birch Bay, Washington
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Washington State Department of Agriculture Announces First Trapped Asian Giant Hornet Since First Sighting in the Wild in December 2019

435 Washington Traps First Asian Giant Hornet – WSDA Virtual Press Conference (Friday July 31, 2020). The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) announced on Friday July 31, 2020 the first confirmed discovery of a […]

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Another Asian Giant Hornet in Washington State — Queen in Washington and British Columbia; Habitats May Be Ideal in Areas East of Mississippi River As Well

436 The discovery of a queen Asian Giant Hornet in northeast Bellingham, Washington marks the fourth Asian Giant Hornet discovered in Washington state and in the United States. The introduction of the Asian Giant Hornet […]

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First Official Asian Giant Hornet Discovery in the United States in Washington State — 4 Months After First Official Discovery in North America in British Columbia

1,876 Animal Planet: The Asian Giant Hornet is one of Japan’s deadliest killers — public enemy #1 for thousands of years. A recent increase in attacks has Evolutionary Biologist Armand Leroi, PhD very concerned (Animal […]

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First Official Discovery of Asian Giant Hornet Nest in North America Under Investigation in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

1,097 The presence of three Asian Giant Hornets — insects of a dangerous invasive species — was discovered by two separate individuals in the Robins park area of south Nanaimo in British Columbia in mid-August […]

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European Hornets, More Common in Pennsylvania and Eastern United States, Exist in Illinois Too; Watch a Professional Remove an Infestation in Pennsylvania Home

2,361 VIDEO: A terrifying discovery behind the drywall in a bedroom at a home in Pennsylvania — 2-inch long European Hornets nesting in the wall, which is a scenario that is possible in Illinois. Hornet […]

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Brave Wilderness: Documentation of Coyote Peterson Stung by a Japanese Giant Hornet in the Tottori Prefecture, Japan

642 In a series of videos documenting the sting of the most powerful stinging insects, Cody Peterson released a video on Friday, November 23, 2018 of his stinging experience of the Japanese Giant Hornet (Vespa […]

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European Hornet or Japanese Giant Hornet? Paramedics Called to Treat Sting Victim, 2nd Ambulance Needed After Medic Stung in Newton, NC

205 Catawba County EMS paramedics responded Tuesday night September 19, 2017 to the block of 2200 Bethany Church Road to a report of a man stung by large hornets. A paramedic was also stung when […]