Beekeepers in Washington have already seen the hornets devastate their hives; Japan attributes 50 human deaths a year to the nasty buzzers, which have “teardrop eyes like Spider-Man, orange and black stripes that extend down its body like a tiger, and broad, wispy wings like a small dragonfly,”
STUNG by a GIANT HORNET!
Brave Wilderness – Nov 23, 2018 – 18:07
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On this episode of Breaking Trail, Coyote and the crew are in one of the most remote stretches of wilderness in all of Japan… and they come across none other than the Japanese GIANT Hornet! This creature injects venom in such a high dosage that it can destroy tissue and attack the nervous system of its victim. Will Coyote be able to stand the pain as he finds out just how nightmarish this hornet’s sting really is? Get ready, you’re about to see Coyote enter the Sting Zone yet again… and get STUNG by a Japanese GIANT HORNET!
Read about the whole insect horror show, below
Later Post: Praying Mantis vs Asian Giant Hornet
30 Japanese Giant Hornets kill 30,000 Honey Bees
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iamyourdoom61 – Jan 10, 2012 – 3:35
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In a similar vein, meet the “Cow Ant,” which is actually a ground wasp with a sting.
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Posted by: Vic on A♠
Vic linked to this pic:
Velvet Ants (i.e. Wasps) at ferrebeekeeper.files.wordpress.com