Giant Asian hornets are here, and they've set up home: Pumpkin-sized nest is found up a tree just a month after killer insects were first seen in Britain

A pumpkin-sized Asian hornets' nest has been discovered in the UK just one month after the killer insects were first spotted on British soil.
The nest was found at the top of a 55ft conifer tree in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, close to where the insects were first seen. 
They have since been spotted in six different locations, raising concerns about the threat to Britain's honey bee population. 
Two hornets were first spotted in September, prompting experts from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to cordon off a 20km zone around the find.
The latest find is the first time a... read more

4 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 41
Source: Daily Mail

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