Hornet sightings create a buzz

Video presented by Stuart Hine

Hornet sightings
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Watch Stuart Hine, manager of the Museum's Insect Identification Service, talk about the large number of hornet sightings he has had from members of the public in April 2007. Stuart reveals whether they are the dreaded giant Oriental hornet, the Asian 'killer' hornet or our native European hornet.

  • Presented by: Stuart Hine
  • Date: 03 May 2007
  • Duration: 2:30

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