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10 Second Trivia. Which of these insects would you find in the family vespidae? Hornet, honey bee, firefly or mantis. Vespidae includes insects like yellow jackets and hornets.

10秒快速问答。下列哪些昆虫属于胡蜂科?大黄蜂,蜜蜂,萤火虫或螳螂。Vespidae包括像黄夹克和黄蜂这样的昆虫。

Next up Asian Giant Murder Hornets, sounds like an old school horror movie but these insects are real and for the first time they've been spotted in the United States. Asian giants are the world's largest hornets. They can kill a person with multiple stings, that's why they're known as "murder hornets".

接下来是亚洲杀手大黄蜂,名字听起来像老学院派恐怖电影,但这些昆虫是真实存在的,它们第一次在美国被发现。亚洲巨人是世界上最大的黄蜂。它们可以多次刺死一个人,这就是为什么它们被称为“杀手黄蜂”。

But they're a bigger threat to bees as a few hornets can take out a beehive in a matter of hours. Beekeepers in Washington State say they've seen piles of dead bees. Scientists don't know how Asian hornets got to Washington. Sometimes they hitch a ride on international cargo. Sometimes humans intentionally bring them to other places. Officials in Washington say if you see a giant hornet, call the State Department of Agriculture and don't try to kill it yourself.

但它们对蜜蜂的威胁更大,几只大黄蜂就能在几小时内摧毁一个蜂巢。华盛顿州的养蜂人说,他们看到了成堆的死蜜蜂。科学家们不知道亚洲黄蜂是如何来到华盛顿的。有时它们会搭国际货物的便车。有时人们会故意把它们带到其他地方。华盛顿的官员说,如果你看到大黄蜂,打电话给国务院的农业部,不要试图自己杀死它。

From the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa to the Caribbean island nation of Barbados there are about 3.000 miles of Atlantic Ocean. In 2011. Sonya Baumstein decided she'd row it. She hasn't been as successful with every expedition but nothing can sink her passion.

从非洲西海岸的加那利群岛到加勒比岛国巴巴多斯,大约有3000英里的大西洋。2011年,桑娅?鲍姆斯坦(Sonya Baumstein)决定划船。她并不是每次探险都那么成功,但什么也不能挫伤她的热情。

10 Second Trivia. Which of these insects would you find in the family vespidae? Hornet, honey bee, firefly or mantis. Vespidae includes insects like yellow jackets and hornets.

Next up Asian Giant Murder Hornets, sounds like an old school horror movie but these insects are real and for the first time they've been spotted in the United States. Asian giants are the world's largest hornets. They can kill a person with multiple stings, that's why they're known as "murder hornets".

But they're a bigger threat to bees as a few hornets can take out a beehive in a matter of hours. Beekeepers in Washington State say they've seen piles of dead bees. Scientists don't know how Asian hornets got to Washington. Sometimes they hitch a ride on international cargo. Sometimes humans intentionally bring them to other places. Officials in Washington say if you see a giant hornet, call the State Department of Agriculture and don't try to kill it yourself.

From the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa to the Caribbean island nation of Barbados there are about 3.000 miles of Atlantic Ocean. In 2011. Sonya Baumstein decided she'd row it. She hasn't been as successful with every expedition but nothing can sink her passion.


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