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WARNING: Swarms of drunk, unemployed and angry German wasps could hit Lancashire

WARNING: Swarms of drunk, unemployed and angry  German wasps could hit Lancashire “Bored, angry and drunk” German wasps could start attacking and stinging people in Lancashire at random, experts have warned. People are being warned to watch out for swarms … Continue reading

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Stung by a wasp while clearing poppies

Stung by a wasp while clearing poppies The ladybird poppies, fire-engine red with jet black centres, had flopped in the rain, their flimsy petals scattered across the path. Cutting back the plants, it took me a moment to process what … Continue reading

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Young girl stung 30-40 times by wasps in the Staffordshire Moorlands

A young girl suffered between 30 and 40 wasp stings after she slipped on leaves and disturbed a wasp nest in the Staffordshire Moorlands. The horrible incident happened in woods near Upper Cotton just before 4.00pm on Thursday afternoon. An … Continue reading

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Dog attacked by wasps is home from vets

The dog that was attacked by wasps and had to be rescued from the River Foss at Haxby is back home now. Bailey, who is 13 and a half, was subject to a ferocious attack by the insects and badly … Continue reading

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Paper wasps punish rivals with poker faces

Wasps with a mismatch between fighting ability and facial patterns are treated more aggressively by other wasps. When we think of wasps, honesty isn’t usually the first word to that springs to mind. Yet new evidence from a study at … Continue reading

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New wasp “scouting pack” warns soft fruit growers of aphid problem

Koppert Biological Systems has launched Aphiscout, a parasitic wasp mix intended to detect the early signs of aphid infestation in the crop and so guide growers’ IPM strategy. Product manager Tim Bossinga expects it to prove a valuable solution for … Continue reading

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Waggle Dance Detectives

It isn’t often that we have the pleasure of meeting and hearing a real expert. I attended a talk recently by Professor Ratniek of Sussex University. It was organised by local beekeepers. They all knew a thing or two. But … Continue reading

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Dad stung by swarm of hornets while walking at nature reserve

A father fled in terror as he was stung 37 times by a swarm of giant “super-wasps” at a nature reserve. David Williams-Jones, 42, told how “thousands” of the giant European hornets swarmed around him when he accidentally stepped on … Continue reading

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Bee Friendly, say Charlton Manor pupils as they march to raise awareness

Up to 60 children from Charlton Manor primary school have marched to save the bees. The year six Bee Friendly march – organised by the school’s new campaigns group and supported by Friends of the Earth – took place on … Continue reading

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