Hornets, gentle giants
June 8, 2006 12:00 AM Subscribe
The Asian Giant Hornet
is cool, unless it's baked. Japanese honeybees can detect the hornet's secretion and they attack en masse. With approximately 500 honeybees surrounding the hornet in a tight ball, the temperature within the cluster rises to 47 degrees Celsius which bakes the hornet alive.
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