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Thread: "Murder" Hornet

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    This, just on the news:

    A vicious Asian hornet, about two inches long with a 1/4 inch stinger, is now present in Washington state. They think it came over from (you guessed it) China. When it stings, it injects a lot more venom than an ordinary wasp, and a single sting can be fatal, even if one isn't allergic.

    These are very aggressive. They will go after pets, birds, and anything else that has meat on its bones.

    Right now, they think it may be possible to eradicate it, as it hasn't spread nationwide, yet.

    Beekeepers are particularly concerned, as this hornet preys on honeybees, and its sting can penetrate the protective clothing and gear that keeps beekeepers safe from the stings of more docile honeybees.

    First, Killer bees from Africa, and now this!

    Washington state is right next to Idaho, and it's probably only a matter of time before we find them up here in the panhandle. So, let's hope they can get rid of it before it goes any farther.
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    That guy is INSANE!

    I am wondering if our stronger wasp and hornet sprays will be enough to kill it?
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    Yes, he is, lol..if you click on the title of the video, it will bring you to the Youtube page, and there's other vids of him letting all kinds of critters bite and sting him..I think regular bug sprays would work fine...just hope I don't have to find out!
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    That thing really is a giant! I join in the hope that it will be eradicated and not spread.
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    Simply cook the the Japanese way

    No Cory, No Glory !!

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    That was very cool to watch! Thanks for sharing it, DD
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleDutch View Post
    Simply cook the the Japanese way

    I was reading about this....Nature is truly a wonder
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    Such precision! especially on the temperature calculations....

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    Nature tends to take care of itself ...
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