"..They are the killer invaders that target bees with their powerful stings and have even caused the deaths of several people in France. Now naturalists' worst fears have been realised with the arrival of deadly Asian hornets in Britain, it has been claimed. It appears the predators - which are around 3cm long, but are more vicious than smaller varieties and carry a much larger amount of potent venom - have reached the UK. ..."
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Potential Asian hornet sightings should also be submitted to the Bees, Wasps and Ants Recording Society.
However, all supposed sightings in previous years have turned out to be misidentifications. ..."