Did you know that so-called “killer bees” are not any more deadly than the common honeybee? Actually, “killer bees” are nothing but hybrid honey bees that have been crossbred with the African honey bee. As such, the real name for “killer bees” is “Africanized honeybees.” Africanized bees earned their negative appellation not from a particularly deadly sting, but from the fact that they are more likely to swarm than other types of bees.
Naturally, the swarming of Africanized honeybees increases the risk that a bee swarming victim will be seriously injured or killed from the ensuing bee stings. This is especially true, of course, for people with bee allergies. It would be nice if all bees could be stingerless, like some species of Brazilian bees, but since that isn’t the case, bee removal services are the bes Read More