Your tree could be hiding a holiday nightmare!
As you trim your Christmas tree this year, keep an eye out for an unexpected (and unwelcome) surprise that could be lurking in the branches.
According to Cosmopolitan, while it might look like a tiny pinecone, if you spot one of these walnut-like masses in your tree, you'll want to take immediate action. These brown clumps are actually a cluster of more than a hundred praying mantis eggs called "oothecas."
If you do find one of these on your tree, the best thing to do is clip the branch off ASAP, then carefully move the nest outside and place it on a bush or in a tree. CHECK IT OUT:
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