(London Express) The estimated 5,000 insects had created a whopper of a home by chewing through bedding – including a blanket and pillow.

Pest-control expert John Birkett, who was called to tackle the massive mound of stinging bugs, reckons he’s never seen anything like it in more than four decades on the job.

The whopping nest covered the single bed – and went deep inside the mattress at the five-bedroom home in Winchester, Hampshire.

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