Photos: Tree deep in Asian giant hornet nest, entomologists recover ‘chewed off’ radio tracker

Just in time for Halloween, the Washington State Department of Agriculture is revealing just what was inside a truly haunted house, or nest. Early Friday, entomologists from the WSDA Pest Program cut open the tree which was home to a nest of Asian giant hornets, or so-called “murder hornets,” which had become a frightful reality near Blaine, Wash., before being eradicated last weekend. The cellophane-wrapped log was sawed open inside a walk-in cooler at the Washington State University Puyallup Research and Extension Center in hopes that cooler temps would make any hornets that remained alive less mobile. PREVIOUSLY: UW researcher… Read More

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