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Asian Hornet Update.

17th March 2017

SG today confirmed that a single Asian Hornet,  Vespa Velutina had been identified at a retail warehouse in the central belt of Scotland.  The Asian Hornet is a non-native species and a serious predator of honey bees and other pollinators,  which has recently has recently become established in Europe.  There are no more public health risks associated with Asian hornets than with other bees or wasps.

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