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Africanized Honey Bees

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3 Wichita Falls Workers Stung By Africanized Honey Bees

A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.

07/25/2014

This is a nice honey bee. Typically, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, these under-appreciated workers pollinate 80 percent of our flowering crops, which constitute 1/3 of everything we eat. Africanized bees pollinate too, but unfortunately, they also attack people. (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Dies By Killer Bee Attack

A hive of 40,000 Africanized honey bees, known as “killer bees,” killed a Central Texas man and hurt a woman who tried to help him fight the swarm. It happened in Moody, about thirty minutes south of Waco.

06/02/2013

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