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Shopper returns to find 15,000 bees in his car


Posted on Thursday, 1 April, 2021 | Comment icon 13 comments

Check your car for bees before driving away... Image Credit: Las Cruces Fire Department
A man in New Mexico popped into a store for 10 minutes and returned to find his car full of honey bees.
The peculiar incident, which happened at the Albertsons parking lot in Las Cruces, started out innocently enough with the unnamed man parking his vehicle to do some quick shopping.

When he came out a mere ten minutes later, he didn't immediately notice that anything was amiss and had even started to drive away when he glanced back and noticed that the entire rear of his car was swarming with thousands of bees.

Unsure what to do about the situation, he opted to call 911.

As luck would have it, firefighter Jessie Johnson, who also happened to be a beekeeper, was able to remove the bees from the car and place them inside an empty hive box so that they could be taken to a more suitable location.

According to Johnson, the bees were most likely swarming with a queen and had been looking for a new home, which had thankfully also made them more docile and easier to deal with.

This didn't stop the bees from dishing out a couple of stings, however.


Source: The Guardian | Comments (13)


Tags: Bees


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #4 Posted by jethrofloyd on 1 April, 2021, 15:59
'Lord of the Bees'.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Taun on 1 April, 2021, 16:48
Ya beat me to it! Counter: "Three thousand and One, Three thousand and two, Three thousand and three.... STOP MOVING!!!! Sigh... One, Two..."
Comment icon #6 Posted by Buzz_Light_Year on 1 April, 2021, 17:26
Nope!!! Probably lucky they weren't Africanized Bees.
Comment icon #7 Posted by jethrofloyd on 1 April, 2021, 18:03
He probably had a car painted like this, so he attracted a bees.
Comment icon #8 Posted by 'Walt' E. Kurtz on 1 April, 2021, 20:18
Oh beehave!
Comment icon #9 Posted by Seti42 on 1 April, 2021, 20:49
Why are people making fun of the person's car? We can't all afford a new one every year, and cars last longer in the southwest due to lack of humidity and harsh winters.
Comment icon #10 Posted by Taun on 1 April, 2021, 21:20
Hey, If the car was silly enough to let all those bees in, it deserves to be made fun of!
Comment icon #11 Posted by Buzz_Light_Year on 1 April, 2021, 21:31
The only thing I noticed was that he needs to park it under a less poopy tree.
Comment icon #12 Posted by mesuma on 1 April, 2021, 23:49
This is like a guy I work with who tried to tell me he was the village he lived in's keepy up champ.  he tried seriously to tell me it was well over 2,000.  That's how I kew he was full of crap. Who stood there and counted that?  "101, 102, 103, 10...............You know what? You win. Here's your medal, we're off for a pint".  I always see that scene in my head of him still going, alone in the pitch black with the wolf howl in the background.
Comment icon #13 Posted by ercbreeze on 2 April, 2021, 5:16
With a car like that one--the bees should keep it!   And yes, 15,000 bees?  How did they count them?  


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