Read more about the article THE GREAT BEE-SCAPE: Family Leaps Into Pool After Bee Swarm Attack
Members of a family attacked by bees flee in Sao Jose do Rio Pardo, Brazil, on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. A grandmother, father, mother, 11-year-old daughter and a 1-year-old and 11-month-old baby were attacked by the swarm when a neighbour heard people screaming and told everyone to get into the house's pool and the bees dispersed. (Newsflash)

THE GREAT BEE-SCAPE: Family Leaps Into Pool After Bee Swarm Attack

This is the bizarre moment when an entire family of five leaps into a swimming pool after a swarm of bees began attacking them. The drama was caught on a security camera outside a home in Sao Jose do Rio Pardo, south-eastern Brazil, on 24th November. Local media reported that…

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Read more about the article STING IN THE FAIL: Man Seized Trafficking 900lbs Of Illegal Honey
Image shows some of the honey combs that were seized by customs in Stuttgart, Germany, undated photo. Officers seized more than 400 kilogrammes (882 lbs) of honey in October, 2022. (Hauptzollamt Stuttgart/Newsflash)

STING IN THE FAIL: Man Seized Trafficking 900lbs Of Illegal Honey

A man trying to smuggle nearly 900lbs of honey into Germany was seized by police at Stuttgart Airport. The 57-year-old suspect had reportedly brought the sweet stuff from Turkey and did not have veterinary or customs documents. Image shows some of the honey combs that were seized by customs in…

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Read more about the article LIFE ON EARTH: Bee Diversity Vital For Healthy Ecosystems On Planet
A bee of the genus Ceratina on a plant of the genus Ipomoea (morning glory). (Joe Zientek/Newsflash)

LIFE ON EARTH: Bee Diversity Vital For Healthy Ecosystems On Planet

Scientists assessing the level of diversity among bee species necessary for sustaining populations of wild plants have concluded that ecosystems rely on many bee species to flourish, not just a few dominant ones. The report, published in The Proceedings of the Royal Society B, supports the fundamental idea that biodiversity…

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Read more about the article Farmer, 29, Dies After Being Stung Over 100 Times By Bee Swarm
Denize Savalagio Kniess (left) who died after being attacked by a swarm of bees in Itajai, Brazil, in a photo with her partner (right) and baby. You might consider blurring the photo of the baby. (@denise.kniess.9/Newsflash)

Farmer, 29, Dies After Being Stung Over 100 Times By Bee Swarm

A 29-year-old farmer has died after being stung over 100 times by a swarm of bees, leaving her five-month-old daughter without a mum and her husband without a wife. The incident took place in the municipality of Presidente Getulio in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina on Thursday, 27th…

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Read more about the article Woman Left With Swollen Lip After Biting Into Watermelon Containing Bee
The bee in the watermelon which bit the woman in Huaihua, China. (708673729/AsiaWire)

Woman Left With Swollen Lip After Biting Into Watermelon Containing Bee

These images show a Chinese woman’s badly-swollen lip after biting into a juicy watermelon that had a bee inside which stung her in the face. The victim identified only as Ms Sheng, from the city of Huaihua in the Chinese province of Hunan, posted images of her unfortunate incident on…

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