Saturday, June 27, 2015

Bitter end for honeybees: Truck crash involving 400 hives forces Idaho authorities to kill more than 20million bees

  • Truck driver lost control of vehicle on State Highway 33 near Howe, Idaho
  • Load of hives was dumped on side of road and the bees began to swarm 
  • Idaho National Laboratory workers had to kill the bees with foam
  • KatieBee Honey was having the hives transported to North Dakota 
  • Estimates the loss of the bees will cost the company about $200,000

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