The giant Asian hornet has reached the UK
The giant Asian hornet might be trying to set up home in the UK.
The species was spotted in the country last month but a nest has only just been discovered in Tetbury, Gloucestershire.
It was found at the top of a 55ft conifer tree, close to the original sightings, with experts studying the shell before destroying it.
MORE: ‘He was my baby’: Britain’s oldest dog dies after being savaged by out-of-control terrier Despite their intimidating look the insects are no more dangerous than a regular bee.
But they could threaten Britain’s honey bee population so authorities are eager to find them.... read more
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