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Title: Washington Officials Release Photos Of First Asian Giant Hornet Caught In Trap. Itís Huge.
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URL Source: http://www.scoopyweb.com/2020/08/wa ... ficials-release-photos-of.html
Published: Aug 1, 2020
Author: leah Fessler
Post Date: 2020-08-01 15:40:54 by Horse
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Views: 73
Comments: 2

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) announced on Friday that it had trapped its first Asian giant hornet in the northern most part of the state near the Canadian border.

A photograph released by the department shows that the specimen that it caught was approximately 2 inches long.


Poster Comment:

The hornets are usually between 1.5 to 2 inches long, have large yellow-orange heads with prominent eyes, and a black and yellow striped abdomen. WIKI

So Asian hornets are on the maximal size for their species.

Another 'murder hornet' found in Washington State—here's ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2020/06/another-asian-giant-hornet-found-washington-state/

So it is not polite to say Murder Hornets. They are Asian hornets.

Jun 1, 2020 - Entomologists don't use the term “murder hornet,” which Japanese ... more benign species of hornets that are native to the United States and ...(1 image)

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#2. To: Horse (#0)

Asians have long used Canada as an entry point to the US.

Anthem  posted on  2020-08-01   21:35:33 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


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