‘Murder hornets’ have arrived in the U.S. — here’s what you should know (Via Nat Geo)
The world’s largest wasp has been spotted in Washington State, but don’t panic — efforts are underway to stop it from spreading.
TWO UNUSUAL HORNETS—STRIKING, 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, growing nearly two inches in length.
Full article here: National Geographic