As life continues to grow into an endless series of Black Mirror episodes, each one of 2020’s dreadful storylines evolves into something stranger. In the ol’ “murder hornet” file, for example, we have a new update: a team of entomologists has eradicated one of the deadly bugs’ nests in Washington State.
First ‘Murder Hornet’ Nest Vacuumed Up In Very Sci-Fi Way
The entomologists, from the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA), recently announced the eradication of the nest. In a press release, which refers to the murder hornets by their real name—Asian giant hornets or Vespa mandarinia—the WSDA says that the eradication took place on October 24. The team discovered the nest, located in Blaine, Washington, only two days earlier.