Giant Hornets are Killing People and Eating Bees in China

September 27, 2013 by  
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If you’re afraid of flying stinging insects, the Asian giant hornet might just be your worst nightmare. The bug can reach two inches long, fly at 25 miles an hour and their stings, which have been described as “like a hot nail through [ones] leg” can be fatal to humans. Even honeybees have reason to fear them—the hornets literally eat them for dinner. And now, thanks to global warming , the number of human and bumblebee fatalities are up in China . Read the rest of Giant Hornets are Killing People and Eating Bees in China Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Animals , asian giant hornet , bee decline , eating bees , fatal , global warming , honeybees , hornet , insects , shaanxi province , venom        

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Giant Hornets are Killing People and Eating Bees in China

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