SAVANNAH, GA – Beekeepers in Georgia have raised alarm bells after an invasive species was spotted for the first time in the U.S.

A Savannah, Georgia beekeeper discovered the unusual-looking hornet earlier this month and promptly reported it to The Georgia Department of Agriculture, according to a statement release by the agency. The GDA, in partnership with the University of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, identified the insect as an invasive yellow-legged hornet earlier this month, marking the first detection of the species in "the open United States."

The invasive hornet is described as a "social wasp species," meaning […]

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