bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Old ways aren't always the best

A 73 year-old man in the Eastern Cape, South Africa taking part in a cultural ceremony to remove African honey bees was stung to death by bees. Victor Ndoda Nyembezi had been part of a group of about 100 people who were trying a “traditional” way of removing a hive from a homestead. The bees attacked and all but Victor escaped.


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