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to quote Crocodile Dundee (which just isn't done enough these days,)
"That's not a hornet... THIS is a hornet!"



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HONG KONG (CNN) – At least 19 people have been stung to death by hornets — which may include the world’s largest hornet species Vespa mandarinia – in China’s central Shaanxi province in the last three months, according to the city government of Ankang, the apparent epicenter of a recent spate of fatalities and injuries.

A total of 583 people in the area have been stung by hornets since July 1, say city officials. Seventy victims are still recovering in hospitals.

Chen Changlin was hospitalized after being attacked by hornets, while harvesting rice last week.

“I ran and shouted for help, but the hornets chased me about 200 meters, and stung me for more than 3 minutes,” he recounted to the state-run China Youth Daily.

BeeChen said hornets had first swarmed a woman and child working nearby, who then ran towards him. Both later died from the hornets’ toxins.

“The more you run, the more they want to chase you,” said another victim, whose kidneys were ravaged by the venom. When he was admitted to the hospital, his urine was the color of soy sauce, according to local reports.

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Mmmmmm, soy sauce urine.
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wmshub wrote:
Mmmmmm, soy sauce urine.


Holy Fuck. Where do I send the bill for the Computer Monitor you broke when I smacked reflexively it after opening this thread?
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SybotCB wrote:
Holy Fuck. Where do I send the bill for the Computer Monitor you broke when I smacked reflexively it after opening this thread?
So I take it you won't be thumbing my comment?
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I've got a hornets nest in a tree in the backyard that is the size of 2 basketballs and just had an exterminator whack 4 ground yellow jackets nests.

I would rather have them than this mega-hornet
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source: The Oatmeal
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erak wrote:

source: The Oatmeal


First thing that I also thought of.



Also...Screw those hornets! Asia...you can keep them!
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It's in flight mode there. Transformed, it looks like this...

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jeffreyac wrote:
It's in flight mode there. Transformed, it looks like this...

Stop lubricating the thread!
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