This guy let a "murder" hornet sting him

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  1. ukoldgit

    ukoldgit Most Honored Senior Member

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    Asian bees have adapted to fight back these hornets by swarming them and flapping their wings really fast to raise the hornets temperature so much it essentially cooks the hornet alive. European bees have not evolved to that.[/QUOTE]

    I will tip the Europeans off:thumb:
     
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    European bees do the same, but they are not used to the larger sized hornets and likely don't defend in sufficient numbers.
    Even among Japanese bees, a group of 30 of these hornets would probably destroy a typical commercial hive.
     
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    They were imported.

    European bees were cross-bred with African bees to increase productivity.
    The "killer bees" hype was overblown, and according to local beekeepers, likely 80% of feral hives are Africanized.
    We do occasionally hear news stories of pets being killed and people being seriously injured by an attack, but it is not common. Like humans, different hives have different DNA and some are more aggressive than others.
     
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    The real name for these hornets is actually Asian hornets.. there are different sub-species in different parts of Asia... the one they found in USA dead likely got here by cargo ship
     
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    I get why he did it, however, did you just have to do it out in the woods? That's just plain dumb and if he died I would feel the same as when some idiot travels to N Korea and bad things happen.
     
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    I used to find bee hives in all kinds of places when I was a telco repairman.....we had this stuff called 'rainbow' that could spray from the ground to a phone terminal on a pole. As soon as it hit them they would drop like a rock.

    I'm still waiting to hear about someone who beat covid by huffing Lysol.
     
  8. CigBurn

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    I've seen this guys videos before, he has a Youtube channel devoted to this very kind of thing.. He goes out and finds the bees/bugs whatever with the worst reputations and what you saw there is his entire thing.

    Interesting on a certain level, but I'd rather watch gear reviews for my pain porn.

    https://www.youtube.com/user/BreakingTrail
     
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    Remember that movie, Dead Man On Campus? "Somebody, kick me in the junk!"
     
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    IMHO it's just more weird animal abuse, forcing it to act in some way. Some people subject themselves to these things for the good of humanity (to test poisons and so on). Is he one of those, or a someone needy for attention? Inquiring minds want to know.
     
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    Does he eat Tide pods an snort condoms too ?
     
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