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Washington State's Quest To Track Down the Murder Hornets

As if 2020 wasn't chaotic enough, we now have to deal with the Asian giant hornet, or the so-called "murder hornets," in the U.S. These insects have been spotted in Washington state and officials there are on the hunt to find where they're nesting and eliminate them before they enter their "slaughter phase" and attack honeybees. Read on to see what's being done to get rid of these invaders.

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Washington State's Quest To Track Down the Murder Hornets

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    Crews vacuum 'murder hornets' out of Washington nest

    Crews vacuum 'murder hornets' out of Washington nest

    BLAINE, Wash. (AP) — Heavily protected crews in Washington state worked Saturday to destroy the first nest of so-called murder hornets discovered in the United States. The state Agriculture Department had spent weeks searching, trapping and using dental floss to tie tracking devices to Asian giant …

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