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Officials track down first-ever 'murder hornet' nest in Washington

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

PORTLAND, Ore. - Officials in Washington state announced Friday that they've found an Asian giant hornet nest, the first of its kind in the U.S.
“Ladies and gentlemen, we did it," agency spokeswoman Karla Salp said at a virtual briefing. Bad weather delayed plans Friday to destroy the nest found in Blaine, a city north of Seattle.
The nest is about the size of a basketball and contains an estimated 100 to 200 hornets, according to scientists, who suspected it was in the area ever since the invasive insects began appearing late last year. Officials have said it's not known how they arrived...
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U.S. Finds 1st 'Murder Hornet' Nest In Washington State

U.S. Finds 1st 'Murder Hornet' Nest In Washington State

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Entomologists in Washington State have located the first ever nest of the Asian giant hornet in the U.S. They tracked the "murder hornet" to its nest by attaching it with a miniature radio tracker.
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