On the heels of news that the Asian “murder hornet” has been discovered in the United States for the first time, videos of an animal expert allowing a similar hornet sting him are lighting up the internet. . .
Coyote Peterson — with his “Brave Wilderness” crew — had embarked on a mission a while back to experience the most painful stings in the world first hand. , ,
In 2018, Peterson & Co. traveled to Japan, captured a Japanese giant hornet, and then Peterson went to great lengths to let it sting him to demonstrate the effects on his body while video rolled. . .
Then he howled in agony. “Absolute searing pain,” he told his companions. Sprawled on the ground, he added that a wave of dizziness hit him. . .
In a follow-up “Brave Wilderness” video posted Tuesday, Peterson revisited the Japanese giant hornet sting in light of the “murder hornet” news that swept the globe over the weekend.
(Read more from “WATCH: Animal Expert Lets Giant Hornet — Similar to ‘Murder Hornet’ — Sting Him on Video” HERE)