These Asian giant hornets could invade Merseyside



Asian giant hornets could be about to colonise Merseyside, an expert warned.
The stinging beasts can grow up to two inches long – many times larger than a British hornet.
They feast on honeybees and are usually found in the Far East.
But an Asian giant hornet nest was discovered in Gloucestershire yesterday – the first such discovery on British soil.
A Liverpool insect expert warned the hornets could colonise Britain if we have a mild winter this year.
Paul Finnegan, who runs the Bug House at Liverpool’s World Museum , said: “They feed on honey bees so if they colonise the UK, there’s a... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 20
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