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Great. Now we have killer bees here

My kitties are definitely not going beyond the screen enclosure.

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TREE TRIMMER, BACK AFTER BEE STINGS, KNOCKS DOWN POWER POLE IN SAFETY HARBOR

SAFETY HARBOR, FL - The Africanized honeybees swarmed the tree trimmer's head and within seconds, his whole body.
"They were inside my ears, my mouth, my nose - everywhere," Ralph St. Peter said Monday, two days after the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said he was stung as many as 150 times. "They had to cut my clothes off. My whole body was encased in bees."

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The chief difference between the European races or subspecies of bees kept by American beekeepers and the African stock is attributable to selective breeding. The most common race used in North America today is the Italian bee, Apis mellifera ligustica, which has been used for several thousand years in some parts of the world and in the Americas since the arrival of the early European colonists. Beekeepers have tended to eliminate the fierce strains, and the entire race of bees has thus been gentled by selective breeding. Much like the European criminal.

In central and southern Africa, bees have had to defend themselves against other aggressive insects, as well as honey badgers, an animal that also will destroy hives if the bees are not sufficiently defensive. In addition, there was formerly no tradition of beekeeping, only bee robbing. When one wanted honey, one would seek out a bee tree and kill the colony, or at least steal its honey. The colony most likely to survive either animal or human attacks was the fiercest one. These hardy bees had to adapt to the hostile environment of sub-saharan Africa—surviving prolonged droughts and fighting for nectar. Thus the African bee has been naturally selected for ferocity.

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Oh, no....That's bad news. I guess it was inevitable. They've been moving north.




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Much like the European criminal.

Tsk, tsk Dave....

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haven't you seen the movie resident evil 3? its called a giant flame thrower


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Is it about killer bees? Maybe you posted in the wrong thread....




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Did you kow you can make a wood powered flame thrower?

Its Green, its natural

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Tsk, tsk Dave....

Its right there on the Wikipaedia page. Go check.....quickly

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Is it about killer bees? Maybe you posted in the wrong thread....
lol its the principle idea of a massive amount of something attacking...flamethrower it. expand joo mindddd!
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And we need the bees so badly, Africanized or otherwise.
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