Originally a queen is thought to have stowed away on a boat from China to France. It won't take much for them to invade our shores. Although their sting is no worse than a Bee or Wasp sting, the main threat is to our Honey Bees, as the Asian Hornet preys on the Honey Bee and other pollen-gathering insects. They hover around the entrance to the hive, and intercept returning pollen-laden bees who they drag to the ground where they decapitate them. ... Read More about Asian Hornets in the UK?
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