Because there wasn't enough going in 2020 already, now there are murder hornets. The New York Times reports that the Asian giant hornet has made its way to North America for the first time, having been spotted in Washington state in the fall of 2019. According to the article, the murder hornets "use mandibles shaped like spiked shark fins to wipe out a honeybee hive in a matter of hours." They can also kill humans and are estimated to be responsible for the deaths of 50 people in Japan each year. Their venomous stingers "make for an excruciating combination that victims have likened to hot metal driving into their skin." The introduction of these killer hornets has some people thinking of the Jumanji movies and how they use deadly wildlife. Is someone playing right now? Read not o see how folks are reacting.
The murder hornets are said to have “teardrop eyes like Spider-Man, orange and black stripes that extend down its body like a tiger, and broad, wispy wings like a small dragonfly." They're destroying beehives in Washington already. If something isn't done, then they could be here permanently. Researchers are considering what action to take to keep these hornets from spreading further across the continent. “This is our window to keep it from establishing,” Washington state entomologist Chris Looney tells The New York Times. “If we can’t do it in the next couple of years, it probably can’t be done.”
How are you taking the news about the murder hornets? Does it remind you of the Jumanji movies? Let us know how you feel about it in the comments section and keep reading to see how people on Twitter are comparing the arrival of the murder hornets to Jumanji.
Whoever is out there playing Jumanji I need you to speed the heck up aight? This world is getting a bit too crazy.— Amber Williams (@Ambaaargh) May 2, 2020
Finish the Game
No really does someone have an unfinished game of Jumanji going on???? https://t.co/SzGg8fZO0E— Marilyn (@Phx_Marilyn) May 2, 2020
Murder hornets are now coming for us all... who the hell is playing Jumanji and why do they suck so much pic.twitter.com/zkmqhVCoGi— kelsey (@SherpaWhale) May 2, 2020
Welcome to Jumanji
2020 really said welcome to Jumanji pic.twitter.com/TKXCLl4FWa— kariema dashaena (@heyitskariema) May 2, 2020
Murder Hornets Jumanji
Murder Hornets Jumanji
So Far Year 2020.. pic.twitter.com/uKrujlmTzM— Old Man, Money and Hackers - Great Book to Read (@old_hackers) May 2, 2020
Let Me Help
WHOEVER THE FUCK IS PLAYING JUMANJI CONTACT ME IMMA HELP YOU FIND THE FUCKING STONE
I CANT TAKE THIS SHIT NO MORE pic.twitter.com/NVVSA94vLw— Queen B (@TheBigestFandom) May 2, 2020
I Didn't Opt In
I need to declare that I never opted in to this Jumanji game. https://t.co/PNQRVYDrpV— Shannon Dingle (@ShannonDingle) May 2, 2020
OH COME ON!! Stop playing Jumanji! pic.twitter.com/TYKwEf8cSb— Brody Foxx (@BrodyFoxx) May 2, 2020
Roll the Dice
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