killer bee


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killer bee

A honeybee strain—Apis mellifera scutellata L—from Africa that has certain behaviors with adaptive value in the tropics, including swarming, absconding tendencies, defensive behavior and opportunistic use of resources
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The threat of mountain lions and killer bees is offered up with the same enthusiasm as earthquakes and wildfires.
Thousands of killer bees swarmed from the hive and began to attack Pugh and Zeledon.
And then there's the stunt in which he covers himself with 50,000 killer bees.
Fact panels and a wealth of colour photos enhance the entertainingly- told adventure pieces, during which the author was stung by two killer bees and bitten by a rabbit.
When I was a kid, it was the dreaded killer bees, which had broken out of a South American lab and were beelining straight for my neighborhood.
I give you and her a Killer Bee and you will be together for life".
I used to call them Africanized bees, but I'm starting to call them killer bees after my experience with them,'' Weinerth said recently as he pulled a heavy, honey-logged frame from one of his 20 beehives nestled in a grove of avocado trees.
3) The colorfully packaged Killer Bee is one of the most popular fireworks sold at the Fillmore stands.
I think I'll pass on The Swarm just in case someone releases killer bees.
Killer bees fully colonized Los Angeles County by 1999 and have almost completely pushed out the existing wild bee population.
There were a few pantomime moments as Rosen invited youngsters to throw imaginary orange pips at pirates, make the sound of killer bees and even a soupcon of "oh no it isn't
We've had sharks, piranha and killer bees, but cult director Jeff Lieberman turned to the humble earthworm for his 1976 natureattacks horror cheapie.