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Taking on 75,000 killer bees by bee whisperer

A 71 year old Southern California woman sitting in her car is stung more than 1,000 times after being attacked by a swarm of 75,000 KILLER BEES.

Five firefighters were also hurt as they tried to cleared the swarm that was living in a cable box.

Call in the Bee Whisperer.

Lance Davis, owner of  Killer Bee, Inc. was called to clear the swarm and they filmed the action on their cell phone.  

According to Davis, "People call me the bee whisperer, believe it or not."

Davis told the Palm Desert Patch the aggressive bees may have attacked simply because the woman stepped within a 90-yard radius of them.

"We do these jobs all the time, where someone has gotten the bees all excited. Sometimes it doesn't take much to get these guys angry.

 

 

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