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50,000 Bees Saved

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Hostile, Jul 13, 2012.

  1. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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  2. Phrozen Phil

    Phrozen Phil Well-Known Member

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    Pretty cool,Hos. 95% saved. Bees are amazing creatures and that guy's efforts are worthy of admiration. It was pretty cool of the filmmaker to put all of that in motion.
  3. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    Bees don't bother me much, wasps, I hate. There are a lot of wasps around here lately but if you know when they are not hyper then it is easy to avoid them.

    I saw something today I have never ever seen before, it was a European Hornet. This thing was like 5 wasps in mass, I heard it from 10feet away. It was rapid moving, and I can admit I was SCARED.

    Ugh I really hope there are not more of those Hornets close, it was going after all the plants I watered.

    Here is what it looks like. I had to look this thing up after I saw it. Like 2 inches long.

  4. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    Yikes - I never saw one of those before and never WANT to. That sting has got to be brutal.
  5. wittenacious

    wittenacious Active Member

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    That thing's big enough to try to wrestle the PBR out of your hand, Sarge. European superiority issues, I think.

    Bad move from what I hear, Mr. Hornet. Don't even think about it! :laugh2:

    For the right cause, I imagine you'd muster the strength and courage of 10 men. Don't tell me PBR isn't a 'right' cause.
  6. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    We had a bit of an infestation with those a couple years ago. Despite what you may read, they are highly aggressive. They sound like little helicopters flying around, very loud. They're also nocturnal and attracted to light. They used to repeatedly smash into our windows at night trying to get in toward the light. I got chased around outside a few times as well. Ran like a little girl.

    They also like to slaughter honey bees.


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