Using radio trackers, scientists finally locate ‘murder hornet’ nest in Washington state

Published Oct 23 2020 at 4:18 PM GMT
  • Washington State Department of Agriculture entomologists have successfully located an Asian giant hornet nest on a property in Blaine, Wash., the agency reported Friday.
  • It’s the first such nest ever found in the US Scientists have been trapping the so-called “murder hornets” and attempting to track them back to a nest for weeks.
  • Three hornets trapped in nests this week were tagged with tiny radio trackers and one led the WSDA to the nest around 4p m on Thursday.
  • The nest is inside the cavity of a tree.



  • Published Oct 23, 2020 4:18 PM GMT