Dangerous Wasps – level 1
People in the US see big hornets. A hornet looks like a wasp. However, it is bigger. It is more dangerous than a wasp. Hornets have a stinger. It is a sharp end or their bodies. A person can die if a hornet stings him.
The hornets come from Asia. They kill more than 50 people in Japan every year. Scientists do not understand how the hornets get to the US. The hornets are only in Washington State.
People who take care of bees in Washington are worried. They find many dead bees. They think that hornets kill the bees.
Officials warn people. It is not a good idea to kill the hornets. People must call a professional. He comes and kills the hornets.
Difficult words: hornet (a large and dangerous wasp), stinger (a sharp end of a wasp´s body that can go through the skin and hurt someone), sting (when an insect pushes its stinger into someone’s skin).
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