Murder Hornet’s Name Now Changed to ‘Northern Giant Hornet’
There is a species of hornets in the U.S. It is sometimes called the murder hornet or the Asian giant hornet. The hornet came to America from Asia. Many are scared of the hornet. So, many communities try to trap it. But, scientists have decided to change its name. Many Asians are experiencing hate crimes in the U.S. Therefore, the scientists decided to change the name to stop racism. They’ve decided to call it the northern giant hornet. They hope this will help prevent more hate crimes in the future.
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1. Why did the scientists decide to change the name of the hornet?