SPEEDWAY, W.Va. — A once dangerous hornets’ nest has been turned into a friendly habitat for a nest of birds.
Shannon Dunn, of Speedway, noticed the large hornets’ nest a couple years ago near her children play set.
“We had to kill the hornets’ nest because it was so close to my children’s playhouse, I was worried one of them would get stung. When we went to cut the hornets’ nest out of the tree we discovered a birds nest had been built inside of the hornets’ nest. The birds’ nest is made out of straw and other things you would see a regular birds’ nest made out of and it was inside of the hornets’ nest,” Dunn said.
Dunn described the nest as about a foot long and as large as a soccer ball.
“There are a couple birds and a nest of babies…