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Surprise as chimney fire in village pub reveals wasp nest

Surprise as chimney fire in village pub reveals wasp nest A fire in the chimney of a village pub has left the management bemused as it revealed a wasp nest buried in the cement, despite it being cleaned recently. Firefighters … Continue reading

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This Wasp Can Recognize Faces. Others Aren’t So Lucky

This Wasp Can Recognize Faces. Others Aren’t So Lucky Humans have a knack for remembering faces. And when someone forgets yours, it tends to sting. The same is true, it turns out, for the Northern paper wasp (Polistes fuscatus). Though often maligned … Continue reading

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Massive wasps’ nest found in Llandrindod Wells attic

A pest controller who discovered a nest with scores of wasps at a home in Llandrindod Wells has described it as “one of the biggest” he’s seen this year. Klint Pickering of Rhayader-based Mid Wales Pest Control was called out … Continue reading

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Predator nest found after scientists put tracker on Asian hornet

Predator nest found after scientists put tracker on Asian hornet University of Exeter scientists joined the hunt after Asian hornets, which prey on honeybees and other pollinators, were spotted feeding on fallen apples south of Brockenhurst in Hampshire last month. … Continue reading

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Swarm of 3,000 angry wasps sting grandmother

Swarm of 3,000 angry wasps sting grandmother ‘It was like something out of a horror movie’: Swarm of 3,000 angry wasps sting grandmother repeatedly after their nest falls through her ceiling A grandmother was stung all over her body when … Continue reading

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Wasp warning as hot weather brings ‘worst year ever’ for stinging insects

Wasp warning as hot weather brings ‘worst year ever’ for stinging insects This summer is one of the worst we have had for wasps, pest controllers have said, because of the hot weather. The worst wasp behaviour is yet to … Continue reading

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Tragedy of Grimsby Town steward who died trying to remove wasp nest

Coroner rules the fall by a Grimsby Town FC safety steward who was trying to clear a wasps’ nest was a tragic accident A Grimsby Town FC chief steward died after being stung by a wasp and falling from a … Continue reading

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Roof fire as man tries to smoke out wasps’ nest

Roof fire as man tries to smoke out wasps’ nest   A man unintentionally set the roof of his house on fire while trying to smoke out a wasps’ nest during England’s World Cup semi-final. Fire crews were called to … Continue reading

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Giant wasps’ next removed from loft

Giant wasps next removed from loft A WASPS’ nest over 2ft wide has been removed from a property in Armscote. It measured 2ft 6in in width and was discovered in a storage cupboard in the roof space of the property. Andy Deeks, … Continue reading

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Wasps to invade Lincolnshire as numbers set to rocket

Experts have warned people to expect a boom in wasp numbers – but they can’t predict exactly how big it will be An army of wasps are set to invade Lincolnshire this summer with experts warning numbers are set to … Continue reading

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