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The Asian Giant Hornet is found throughout Eastern Asia in Korea, Taiwan, China, Indochina, Nepal, India and Sri Lanka, but they are most commonly found in the mountains of Japan.They are found inhabiting higher altitude forests in both temperate and tropical areas. The nest is found in a hollow trunk of a tree, where she begins to build herself a nest out of chewed up bark.

The Asian Giant Hornet is a dominant predator within it's environment, mainly hunting other insects, particularly Bees.Asian Giant Hornets are unable to digest solid proteins and instead only eat the fluids from their victims. The queen breeds to make off spring. The fertilized king put down a sole egg in every cellular which hatches in a seven days.


-Asian giant hornet can reach 1.5 to 2 inches in length. It has a wingspan of 3 inches.

.-Can travel 96.56064 kilometers.

-They are a part of the human diet in Japan.

-The fertilized queens remain dormant until spring.

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