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WSDA: Murder Hornet Hs A New Name
WSDA: Murder Hornet Hs A New Name
The Entomological Society of America has adopted “northern giant hornet” for the species Vespa mandarinia in its Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms List.  While there was no official ESA common name until now, the hornet has been most often referred to as “Asian giant hornet” or “murder hornet” since its introduction in North America became widely known in 2020. The Washington State Dep
Bird Flu Detected In Washington’s Kitsap, County Suspension Of Poultry Shows Continue
Bird Flu Detected In Washington’s Kitsap, County Suspension Of Poultry Shows Continue
The Washington state Department of Agriculture announced another bird flu case Thursday.  A backyard flock in Kitsap County tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza on June 29th.  Kitsap is the 11th county with bird flu detected in domestic flocks, with 27 infected flocks statewide.  All inf...

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