Murder hornets? Meh. Our pest wasps decapitate flies and bully dingoes

Over the past 50 years, introduced European wasps have taken hold in Australia, and their attitude towards native species can be ruthless.

This article highlights the impact of introduced species on native Australian species. It highlights the co-dependence of ecosystems and how a change within this will affect nature. It is suited to students in year 4, 6, 7, and 9 studying Biological or Earth and Space Sciences.

 

Word Count: 745

Murder hornets? Meh. Our pest wasps decapitate flies and bully dingoes – Australia’s Science Channel

Murder hornets? Meh. Our pest wasps decapitate flies and bully dingoes – Australia’s Science Channel

Years: 4, 6, 7, 9

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Topics:

Biological Sciences –¬† Ecosystems, Living Things

Earth and Space Sciences – The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface