One Nasty Bug
Giant “yak killer” hornet
The giant Asian hornet (Vespa mandarinia) has earned the nickname â€œyak killerâ€ from local villagers. At nearly 2 inches long, theyâ€™re the worldâ€™s largest hornets. Victims describe their quarter-inch-long stingers as feeling like a hot nail. The stinger delivers a lethal venom that dissolves human tissue, and, as the name implies, can kill a yak. Click to enlarge.
Â© Dr. Gary Alpert
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Jack's Shack April 9, 2006 at 5:14 am
Wisconsin has yaks, doesn’t it.
Amishav April 9, 2006 at 12:01 am
I see… but…is it good for the Jews?
kasamba April 8, 2006 at 9:14 pm
I think I’m going to move my yak indoors.
Richmond April 8, 2006 at 4:28 pm