Scientists In Washington State Have Trapped Their 1st Murder Hornet

A bottle containing orange juice and rice cooking wine is set as a trap by Jenni Cena, pest biologist and trapping supervisor from the Washington State Department of Agriculture, in an effort to catch Asian giant hornets, also known as murder hornets.

In a move to eliminate murder hornets in North America, the Washington State Department of Agriculture is utilizing a new technique to catch them. In July, trappers found their first one.

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