“Asian hornets terrorise French”

If the poor bees didn’t have enough to worry about along comes the Asian hornet, the title of todays blog is a quote from the Daily telegraph online in August 2009, the Asian hornet is supposed to have arrived in a consignment of imported pots from Asia into southern France in 2007, it is a ferocious killer of bees.  The Image shows one hanging around the entrance to the hive, once inside a handfull can kill off 30,000 bees in a few hours. Unlike Asian bees European bees do not have the defences to kill them, so all we can do is set traps for them, block the entrance as small as possible and hope for the best.

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