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And now what 2020? ‘Killer’ hornets arrive in the United States

A plague of Asian insects has been observed in Washington.

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And now what 2020? ‘Killer’ hornets arrive in the United States
And now what 2020? ‘Killer’ hornets arrive in the United States

It seemed to many of us that this year is a box full of surprises. This month of May started with the news that some Giant hornets Anyone who has killed bees and what can be fatal to humans has been seen in Washington, United States.

The Vespa Mandarinia It is a kind of Asian insects that are up to five centimeters long and are considered the largest hornets in the world. To The New York TimesTheir jaws enable them to complete a honeycomb in a few hours.

The powerful poison of these hornets can be fatal to humans if they suffer multiple stings and their stings are long enough to pierce the beekeeper’s suit.

These insects kill up to 50 people annually in Japan, and although it is not known how they got to the US, it is believed that sometimes they are transported in international cargo.

In the face of this threat, the Washington authorities are asking beekeepers and residents to report whether they see Mandarin scooters but are not approaching them. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, they tend to be caught between July and October.

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