First-ever giant ‘murder hornet’ nest in US found in Washington

BLAINE, Wash. (KOMO) — After weeks of trapping and searching, Washington state entomologists have found the first-ever Asian giant “murder hornet” nest in the U. S. , the state Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday. The nest was found in a tree on a property east of Blaine, Wash. , after agents were able to successfully live-track a captured hornet that was fitted with a radio tag.

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