Giant Hornets Terrorize Central China

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•40 Oct 4, 2013

The Chinese province of Shaanxi has been devastated by Asian giant hornets, which are the size of a human thumb and have venom capable of causing kidney failure, with hornet attacks hospitalizing over 200 citizens and injuring nearly 1,500 more this year. What do you think?

  • “I suppose if there’s a silver lining to be found in this, it’s that it doesn’t affect me.”

    Nathaniel Friedlander –
    Wheelbarrow Maker

  • “Leave it to Shaanxi to get themselves infested with a bunch of hornets.” ”

    Mona Delmonico –
    Library Science Professor

  • “Good. Now when I’m asked about the size of my thumb, I have something to compare it to.”

    Shane Myrick –
    Sommelier