11 May 2020

Asian 'giant hornets'
Two unusual hornets with orange and black markings and long stingers were spotted near Blaine, Washington, in late 2019. Subsequent investigation revealed they were Asian giant hornets, the world’s largest wasps. They grow nearly two inches in length. Nobody knows how the insects arrived in the United States. These social wasps form colonies, comprising one queen and many workers. Togeth...