A beekeeper demonstrates how to trap an Asian Hornet using a water bottle and a prawn
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How to trap a hornet using a water bottle and a prawn

Bee keepers are being urged to make their own traps to capture Asian Hornets, which can wipe out a bee hive in a couple of hours.

The hornets have already been found in the Channel Islands and more recently in Gloucestershire and Somerset as well.

Experts say traps made out of plastic bottles, baited with prawns, can help stop them spreading across the south west.

  • 04 Nov 2016
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