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Northern Giant Hornet Sting

Northern giant hornets (also known as "Asian giant hornets" or "murder hornets") have stingers large enough to puncture a beekeeping suit. Read about how painful these hornet stings can be.


Bee Careful!: Expert Tips On What to Do for a Bee Sting

While bees are outside everywhere during the summer, learn what to do if you are stung by one.


FAQ: Northern Giant Hornets

Everything you need to know about northern or "Asian" giant hornets and whether they currently pose a threat in the U.S.

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Stinging Insect Nests: Identification Guide

Here's how to identify different stinging insect species based on their nests. When it comes to stinging insects, it is important to know which species you are dealing with and the threats they may pose.

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The Difference Between Paper Wasps and European Hornets

Stinging insects send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room each year. While you may have heard of common pests like paper wasps and European hornets, are you able to tell the difference from how they look, to what they eat, and where they like to nest?


Apartment Living: How to Keep Pests Out

Apartment complexes are among the toughest structures for pest control. Find out our three main tips to avoid a pest encounter in an apartment complex.

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Paper Wasps Can Stick Around During Winter

Have you ever spotted a wasp flying around your home in the dead of winter and wondered, “Where in the world did that come from?” Read on to learn why this happens.


7 Invasive Pest Species Right In Your Backyard

Read on to learn more about 7 of the most common U.S. invasive species and the threats they pose.

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5 Tips to Enjoy a Pest-Free Backyard BBQ

Don't let pests like mosquitoes, ants, and stinging insects spoil your summer fun. Read our five tips for a pest-free backyard barbeque at PestWorld.


Everything You Need to Know About Yellowjackets

Learn about what yellowjackets eat, where they live and when yellow jackets attack.

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Beware of the Most Aggressive Stinging Insects!

Yellowjackets, killer bees and wasps are some of the most aggressive species of stinging insects. Read about how to avoid these dangerous summer pests.

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Wasps Thrive in Late Summer and Autumn

Help protect from wasp encounters this summer by following these tips.

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