A homeowner had the fright of their lives when they were confronted with a monstrous wasp nest growing inside their bathroom in Australia.
The property had been uninhabited during the coronavirus pandemic, leaving the flying creepy crawlies to grow the structure uninterrupted.
When the Melbourne resident returned and spotted the nest growing out of their walls, he called in pest control experts to handle the deadly creatures.
READ MORE: 'Decimated' stingray left with massive chunks missing after mystery sea monster attack
DAP Pest Control manager Dale Armel described the find as an ‘alien-like’ structure.
Speaking on a Today Show segment yesterday (February 2), Dale explained how he and his team of trained experts extracted the mammoth nest from the property.
Footage of the nest has since gone viral online, while TV host Karl Stefanovic described it as ‘something out of stranger things’.
Responding to the host, Dale said: “It was terrifying and massive. It was incredible”.
The colossal nest had grown to a massive 1.5m – which is usually basketball-sized – suggesting it could have been built as early as September 2021.
'Hoarders' that starved four dogs to stop them pooing left pooches 'wobbly and weak'
Thousands of wasps infested the massive nest, creating a dangerous environment for the pest controllers, as reported by News.com.au.
“They can be aggressive. I had to approach it over two days,” Mr Armel said.
He said European wasps usually built their nests underground; however, this nest appeared to be made by eating wall plaster and combining it with wood fibre and saliva.
Cops baffled as monkeys stolen from zoo found in random closet of an abandoned house
The pest control expert said it was the largest European wasps’ nest he had seen in his career.
“I reckon this is a record. It was as big as a 70-inch television,” he said.
“I will have nightmares about this, it’s like an alien spaceship,” Stefanovic said.
Keep up to date with all the latest news stories. By signing up for one of Daily Star's free newsletters here.
- Ex-FBI boss facing 100 years in prison 'for taking £162k in dirty money from Russia'
- Mum-of-two mauled by friend's husky in brutal 45-minute attack shares horror injuries
- Dad left 'sick' after finding two dead mice in 'disgusting' Amazon shoebox order
Fishermen stunned at giant humpback whale twice the size of boat feasting in UK bay
Source: Read Full Article
Will a robot take YOUR job? Interactive tool reveals the risk
How to read DELETED WhatsApp texts that were sent by you or others
‘I’m a Bigfoot expert but my 9-year-old daughter mocks me for "Nessie nonsense"’
How AI might change our judgment and decision-making
Why DO dogs tilt their heads – and is it really a sign of confusion?
In a Roman Tomb, ‘Dead Nails’ Reveal an Occult Practice
The Japanese mountain that is a magnet for UFOs
Changing clocks tonight? You're obeying the nanny state, expert claims