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murder hornet's new name is northern giant hornet

Murder hornets have a new name

July 26th, 2022

The Entomological Society of America has given murder hornets a new name. We originally labeled the hornets as the Asian giant hornet. However, the Entomological Society of America has announced it will refer to the species as “northern giant hornet” going forward. The new name should help avoid any stigmatizing geological reference to the species.

Murder Hornets Vs Honeybees

Wild video shows Japanese honeybees ‘cooking’ a murder hornet alive

May 6th, 2020

Murder hornets are terrifyingly large and recently made their way to the United States. A murder hornet is beyond painful, but the giant hornets pose a greater threat to local bee populations than to humans. Japanese honeybees can defend themselves from a murder hornet attack by effectively “cooking’ the murder hornet alive with heat from …