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UK warned as plague of bee-eating hornets spreads north in France

For five years they have wreaked havoc in the fields of south-western France, scaring locals with their venomous stings and ravaging the bee population to feed their rapacious appetites. Now, according to French beekeepers, Asian predatory hornets have been sighted … Continue reading

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Hornets hit France and could reach Britain

Swarms of giant hornets renowned for their vicious stings and skill at massacring honeybees have settled in France. And there are now so many of the insects that entomologists fear it will just be a matter of time before they … Continue reading

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Hornets vs. honeybees, who do you think wins?

Who would win in a contest between Japanese giant hornets and honeybees? Both can sting, but neither stings the other. The hornet crushes the honeybee with its mandibles. The honeybee kills the hornet through overheating. The winner depends on the … Continue reading

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