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Washington state bug hunters laid waste Saturday to the first “murder hornet” nest discovered in the U.S.The Washington State Department of Agriculture found lots of Asian giant hornets in the nest on Thursday.”Got ’em,” WSDA tweeted Saturday.

“Vacuumed out numerous Asian Giant Hornets from a tree cavity near Blaine this morning.” WASHINGTON STATE BUG HUNTERS DISCOVER FIRST EVER ASIAN GIANT’MURDER HORNETS’NEST IN US State entomologists were preparing to put up scaffolding to get to the nest, seal the hole with foam and then draw the hornets out with a vacuum through a small hole created in the foam, the Spokesman-Review reported Friday.The bug hunters

prepared to wear special protective clothing and face shields to safeguard versus being sprayed with hornet venom that can cause eye damage, the paper reported.MORE ASIAN GIANT’MURDER HORNETS’FOUND IN WASHINGTON STATE, OFFICIALS STATE They were led to the nest by a hornet that had been caught and fitted with a tracking device.The hornets are two-inch-long aggressive predators that take advantage of honey bees.The researchers are now on the lookout for other Asian giant hornet nests.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP”There’s absolutely a good chance there’s more than this one,” WSDA managing entomologist Sven-Erik Spichiger said, according to the paper. Source


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