Murder Hornet Nest – level 1

28-10-2020 15:00

A murder hornet is an insect. It looks like a big wasp. A wasp is like a bee. The murder hornet usually lives in tropical parts of Asia. People start to see a murder hornets in the US. Nobody knows how they get there.

Experts want to find their nest. They catch some hornets. They fix a special device to them.

The device shows where the nest is. The nest is in Washington state. It is about as big as a basketball. Officials decide to destroy the nest.

Murder hornets do not usually kill people. But it hurts when they sting someone.

Murder hornets are very dangerous to honeybees. They kill honeybees. Farmers worry. Farmers need honeybees to grow crops.

Difficult words: nest (a place where birds and other animals have eggs and babies), fix (to attach), device (an electronic machine), sting (when an animal hurts someone with a sharp end of its body).

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