Gallery: Mega Wasp Nest in Florida Buzzes with Over a Million Bugs


Just as stories of dwindling pollinator populations have been hitting the news, one man in Florida has discovered the wasp mother lode. Entomologist and bee removal expert Jonathan Simkins was called in to take care of the almost six-foot yellow jacket wasp nest, which was home to more than a million wasps. Although freakishly amazing, the mega-nest could have proven disastrous, and even deadly, to innocents that may have stumbled upon it while hiking in the woods.

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  1. Eva Marie June 27, 2013 at 7:39 am

    1.43 No I don’t think relocation was possible. Would you like to have wasps with a condo queen behavior build a nest like this near you?

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