Are Murder Hornets Coming To New England?


This summer, there’s been an increase of reports from people encountering a large wasp species. Some reporters have described them as the “biggest wasps they’ve ever seen” and others have misidentified them as “murder hornets”. While murder hornets are a fearsome sight (in fact, they’re the biggest hornet species to exist), the actual species that is popping up in Massachusetts and Rhode Island news is much less frightening. Despite its [...]