Giant Killer Asian Hornets

By on October 14, 2013

Giant killer Asian hornets

These giant Asian hornets have been responsible for at least 42 deaths, and 1,675 have been injured in the Shaanxi province of China since July. The venom of the Vespa mandarinia destroys red blood cells, which can lead to kidney failure and death.

They are known to chase people for hundreds of meters and stinging their victims as many as two hundred times.

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One Comment

  1. Maryanne

    September 10, 2015 at 10:10 am

    I have recently noticed a number of these that have decided to hive in a ventilation hole of one of my rooms . The expert told me they are asian hornets and are dangerous!!

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