Dang. Those are the largest hornets I’ve ever seen.

Things have only gotten worse in China’s heartland, as giant killer hornets continue their swarm of terror. China’s top health authority announced today that hornet stings have killed 42 people in Shaanxi province; another 1,640 have been injured.
The future outlook is grimmer still: Giant hornets become even fiercer during mating season, in October; only in December do they finally hibernate.
It may seem odd that the death toll keeps climbing, an indication that people aren’t staying indoors or avoiding forests to avoid the nightmarish hornets. Their venom dissolves tissue and shuts down organs, and they attack in swarms of up to 5,000.

Dang. Those are the largest hornets I’ve ever seen.

Things have only gotten worse in China’s heartland, as giant killer hornets continue their swarm of terror. China’s top health authority announced today that hornet stings have killed 42 people in Shaanxi province; another 1,640 have been injured.

The future outlook is grimmer still: Giant hornets become even fiercer during mating season, in October; only in December do they finally hibernate.

It may seem odd that the death toll keeps climbing, an indication that people aren’t staying indoors or avoiding forests to avoid the nightmarish hornets. Their venom dissolves tissue and shuts down organs, and they attack in swarms of up to 5,000.

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    Being stung feels “like a hot nail through my leg,” as one entomologist put it. […] Here’s a chilling scene that Chen...
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    They feast on Godzilla’s nuclear irradiated blood.
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    This doesn’t sound true but either way its a fucking nightmare.
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    NOOOOOOO NO NO NO NOPITY NOPE NOPE NUH UH NOOOOOOOOOOOoooooooooOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
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    N O
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    Fuuuuuckkk. Nope. Nope. Nope.
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