The so-called Killer Hornet has a new name

The so-called Killer Hornet has a new name

Photo: karen ducey (Getty Images) The Asian giant hornet, popularly known as the murder hornet, is getting a new nickname. This week, the Entomological Society of America announced that it will officially adopt the term “northern giant hornet” as the common name for Vespa mandarinia. The change was implemented to avoid the use of a …

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