In 2014, a swarm of bees attacked and killed a landscaper in Arizona. Experts believed the man was pursued by a hybrid of African and Western honey bees known as "killer bees." This type of bee is especially dangerous because they are more sensitive to humans and more defensive than other species. But the scariest thing about killer bees may be that they can form swarms of about 2,000 and follow a victim for a quarter mile or longer.
How To Survive A Swarm Of Killer Bees
Don't jump in the lake!
Key Facts In This Video
Warwick E. Kerr "created" killer bees when hives of his African honey bees escaped and interbred with Western honey bees. 00:19
Most humans can tolerate about 10 bee stings per pound of body weight. 01:17
If you're being pursued by a swarm of angry bees, jumping into a body of water won't make them go away. 01:43
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