white-faced hornet


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Noun1.white-faced hornet - North American hornetwhite-faced hornet - North American hornet    
hornet - large stinging paper wasp
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The shortage started last fall, when(https://www.alk.net/us/) ALK Laboratories of Denmark shut down production of six types of venom proteins - honeybee, wasp, white-faced hornet, yellow hornet, yellow jacket and "mixed vespid," a cocktail of venoms.
In less than an hour Mark and I had used our first tags and were destined to spend the next three days in the brush with the rattlesnakes, white-faced hornets, and yellow jackets, pushing deer to our partners.