Yes, murder hornets are still around.
This week, the Washington State Department of Agriculture destroyed its largest nest of the year so far and found a Queen inside with “interesting coloring,” according to a Facebook post.
“All workers — no males or virgin queens,” the Facebook post about the 10-comb reads. “The queen that started the nest had interesting coloring!”
Asian giant hornets or Vespa mandarinia – commonly known as “murder hornets” – are the world’s largest hornet species, growing up to two inches, according to