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Entomologist encounters huge 8-foot wide wasp nest

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Entomologist and insect control expert Jonathan Simkins was called by a private property owner to an area in the woods of Central Florida to get rid of a humungous yellow jacket wasp nest. The nest measured over 6.5 feet tall and 8 feet wide. Simkins, owner of the insect removal company, Insect I.Q., filmed his encounter with the giant nest and is heard on the video saying, "This is the largest nest I

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This is what my nightmares of made of.

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Cool stuff, annoying video.

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The nest was in a remote area, but if anyone happened upon it, the results could have been deadly.

 

 

So do these wasps just attack anything?? :s

 

The "commentator" on the video was horrible :/

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Entomologist encounters huge 8 foot wide wasp nest

Entomologist runs his bloody ass off because wasps are territorial as Hell and AGGRESSIVE SOB's

Entomologist calls in napalm strike

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Do.Not.Throw.Rocks.At.The.Nest

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Insects will one day rule the Earth, if don't already do so today.

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The Chinese have a very effective method. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_Bo2ro60ro

 

I personally prefer something a little more enclosed...

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(btw, how does one embed youtube videos?)

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Get the narrator jump up and down on the roof of the nest.

 

If he falls in, he falls in...

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Beautiful and industrious little things, aren't they?

 

Thermobaric bomb for me, please

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ah you could go at it with a can of mortein if you had one of those fancy suits the guy in the video had. 

 

Anyway, being eco friiendly like I am my solution totes would have been to drop a tonne of spiders to get rid of the wasps...

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That loud boom you just heard? That was me, breaking the sound barrier, on foot after seeing that video!

 

I'm -really- allergic to wasp stings...

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Interesting story, really poor presentation by yahoo though.

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That's one big nest. I would run away too. 

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Seeing that nest just gives me the . . . :woot:

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i LOL'd at one of the comments...   the wasp death star!

 

and i agree 100% with everyone that suggested as much fire as possible to kill those things!

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I don't think it's safe to use fire.  You could burn the whole forest.

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I don't think it's safe to use fire.  You could burn the whole forest.

 

WORTH IT!!!

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WORTH IT!!!

I'm right there with you on that. :)

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