Beware the sting of wasps and hornets as it could be fatal


The encroachment of human development into natural areas has caused insects like wasps and hornets to nest nearer to human habitation (like the wasp nest seen hanging from the tree branch here), increasing the chances of potentially deadly encounters. — Filepic

In recent years, Malaysia has witnessed a series of heartbreaking incidents resulting from encounters with stinging insects such as wasps and hornets.

These tragedies serve as stark reminders of the potentially lethal consequences of such encounters and underscore the importance of understanding, awareness and preventive measures.

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