It's amazing what superhuman strength can be attained when those buggers are on a mission!
Cheers - John
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Hope you dont mind me adding a couple of pics of asian hornets. I would say they are probably at least twice the size of anything in the UK but the good thing is they are not aggresive like the UK wasps. They do /can sting but they dont bother you by 'buzzing' you etc. They are more interested in either flowers, or things like meat in the open markets here. I have learnt to just ignore them which is something you certainly cannot do with Uk wasps. ( I blame Noah. He had the chance to squish those two wasps, along with the mosquitos, but he didnt!) :) Oooops...Attachements must be under 100Kb and I cant reduce them below 113Kb....sorry :( Will keep trying and add if I get anywhere
I have not seen so many wasps since the hot summer of 1995. I have two nests in my garden, one I have located, another I cannot find as is in a small 'thicket'. Nevertheless, they are everywhere, and are starting to become aggressive. My little son was stung by one yesterday. At 17 months, he thought it would be a good idea to stand on one whilst with bare feet. His foot soon swelled up involving a quick trip to the local A and E, lest he should et anaphalactic shock - it was his first sting.
Some liquid piriton, and he is now fine - thnk goodness.
When I went to Arizona on the 15th August there were little to no wasps around SE Essex but upon my return a few days ago there are loads of them buzzing around and making a nuisance of themselves. Interestingly did not see 1 Wasp or Bee for that matter in Arizona when the Temperature was between 110-115f every day, it cant be the heat that brings them out ??
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