Humanoid wasps' nest built over an abandoned sculpture


Redditor Countbubs posted this photo of a wasps' nest built over a wooden humanoid sculpture, with the wasps' paper following the contours of the underlying form. It's a genuinely nightmarish image. (via Crazy Abalone)

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  1. "...Please...kill me."

  2. I eagerly await the SCP Foundation entry that will be based off this image.

  3. Why does everybody seem to be ignoring the big question???
    Where did the humanoid wasps come from and where are they now?

  4. Given that wasps have bodies that are a nontrivial percentage of venomous death by weight(or volume), and an alarming number of them are parasitoids with lifecycles so ghastly that they more or less single-handedly refute natural theology("oh, yeah, I have a specialized biological weapon built into my DNA. As part of the egg laying process that piece of genome gets snipped off and packaged up into a massive army of viruses, specifically tailored to suppress a caterpillar's immune system and increase the protein concentration of its hemolymph so that my eggs are both protected from immune response and can more efficiently eat the host alive, saving the vital organs for last."), it wouldn't entirely surprise me if they also have a bodyhorror/psyops division dedicated to breaking our morale in preparation for the final crushing blow.

    Also, giant Japanese death hornets.

  5. I'm not sure if I would like you to sit next to me at a dinner party, or not.

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