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France fights back Asian hornet invader

They slipped into southwest France 10 years ago in a pottery shipment from China and have since invaded more than half the country, which is fighting back with drones, poisoned rods and even chickens.

dateAug 20, 2014 in Ecology
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Manipulative parasites hijack hornets

Hornets put fear into the minds of most, but there is a parasite that the hornets fear (if indeed they are capable of fear). Sphaerularia vespae is a parasitic nematode that infects the Japanese yellow hornet ...

dateNov 27, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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