YouTuber Coyote Peterson willingly got stung by a Murder Hornet and it seemed awful – The Cincinnati Enquirer

Andrew Joseph, FORTHEWiN.com Published 8:33 a.m. ET May 5, 2020

A small number of Asian giant hornet sightings in the Pacific Northwest has raised alarm. Wochit

In case 2020 couldnt have gotten any worse as a year,giant Murder Hornets thought it was a good timeto arrive on U.S. soil.

According to aSaturday report from The New York Times, the Asian giant hornet delightfullydubbed Murder Hornets have been spotted in parts of Washington and British Columbia, Canada for the first time. The hornets, which are indeedgiant, have a stinger thats capable of penetrating a regular beekeeper suit. The hornets also can kill a human if that person is stung multiple times.

Though the primary concern about these hornets arriving to North America concerns the bee population these hornets kill entire hives of honeybees just to feast on larva the prospect of running into a three-inch hornet is terrifying.

And, well, a video of YouTuber Coyote Peterson letting a Murder Hornet sting him will do nothing to quell those fears.(Note: Sting happens around the 11-minute mark).

In an effort to measure up the worlds most painful stings, Peterson tracked down the giant hornet in Japan and intentionally took a sting from the insect.

To Petersons misfortune, the Murder Hornets stinger actually got caught and dislodged into his arm, which caused way more venom than he anticipated to get released. His arm swelled up at a stunning rate and he was in a near-incapacitating amount of pain.

So, uh, yeah, if you see one of these hornets in person, run away and call a local department of agriculture.

More: We've got bigger problems than 'murder hornets'

Look into the eyes of this "murder hornet." The invasive species slaughters honeybees, can be deadly to humans and unfortunately has been spotted in the USA.(Photo: Washington state Dept. of Agriculture)

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