murder hornets

What to Do If You Think You See a Murder Hornet

What to Do If You Think You See a Murder Hornet

Last week — in what might somehow qualify as good news for 2020 — bug scientists in Washington State reported discovering and then destroying the first known Asian giant hornet nest in the U.S. These invasive predators pose a serious threat to bees, and researchers are desperate to stop their…

One Murder Hornet Down (Don’t Ask How Many to Go)

One Murder Hornet Down (Don’t Ask How Many to Go)

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has successfully trapped its first Asian giant hornet, aka murder hornet aka 2-inch-long flying demon that rips off bees’ heads and haunts my nightmares.