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West Knoxville family faces a sticky situation

It could be mistaken for a scene out of a scary late night movie. But the swarm of bees coming from underneath the roof of the Erickson family home is not a Hollywood prop. Read more

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Honeybee swarm disrupts cancer society fundraiser; no reports of stings

A swarm of honeybees temporarily disrupted a charity fundraising event, but no one reported being stung. Read more

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Order to buzz off could save at-risk bees from extinction

Pest control officers are set to move swarms of bees instead of exterminating them in a bid to help slow the insects’ decline. Read more

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Professor sees swarm smarts in honeybees

Research, presented at a Department of Biology colloquium on Jan. 17, shows evidence that bees rely on a quorum, rather than a consensus, to choose a new nest. Read more

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Cropseyville family wakes to find bee swarm huddling on the front lawn

When Carol Trifu looked out across her sprawling lawn one morning last week, she noticed what appeared to be giant mounds of dirt, which seemed to have come from out of nowhere. But as she got closer, she noticed that … Continue reading

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Honey bee swarm briefly closes shopping center

"It’s considered good luck to find a swarm of honey bees, but when 20,000 of them descended on a Mendham Borough shopping center, people didn’t feel fortunate." – Too bad the story doesn’t tell that the bees was not aggressive … Continue reading

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Bees hold family captive in NW Miami-Dade

A family in Northwest Miami-Dade found themselves in a bit of trouble Saturday as a swarm of large bees gathered right outside their front door. Read more

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