Brook Stevens was building a tiki bar outside his home in Huntingtown, Maryland, last week when he saw it; a fat, black-and-yellow hornet at least an inch long. Stevens, a 40-year-old dad, had just read online about the “murder hornet.” So he smacked the bug dead and snapped photos. He knew it would scare his 10-year-old daughter. “I saw this...
Hundreds of people in the D.C. area have contacted officials to report suspected sightings of murder hornets. But the murder hornet, named the Asian giant hornet, has only been found in Washington state in the United States. Think you saw one? Here is how to identify one.