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100,000 Bees Removed From Cypress Family's Tree
KHOU ^ | August 2, 2013 | Sherry Williams

Posted on 08/03/2013 9:29:44 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A bee removal expert took care of the thousands of bees that had been busy building a huge hive in a Cypress woman’s front yard.

One beekeeper told Cheryl Best that 100,000 bees were living in the hive.

That all changed Friday with the help of bee expert Anthony Samilo.

“We call this a tree hugger, bees that build on the sides of trees,” he said. “The bees are going to get plenty aggressive when I get up there, and they are probably going to attack anybody on the ground.”

When the bees started to swarm, curious neighbors who were watching soon went inside, and left Samilo to handle the removal. Armed with a shop vac and perched on a cherry picker high in the air, Samilo patiently vaccumed all the bees. He seemed to ignore the pain from multiple stings.

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TOPICS: Agriculture; Local News; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: bees
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1 posted on 08/03/2013 9:29:44 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Jeez, vacuuming bees in 100 weather.
That is one tough hombre.


2 posted on 08/03/2013 9:35:22 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: mylife; a fool in paradise
100,000 Bees Removed From Cypress Family's Tree

I knew it all the time - we've all descended from the bees!

3 posted on 08/03/2013 9:37:49 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: nickcarraway
We used a shop vac to remove the denizens of a nest of burrowing wasps. We plugged the end of the hose afterwards and I left the shop vac in a shed for a couple of weeks, then decided to open it up and get some dead wasps for my grand daughter to take to school for their science class.

All we found was one dead wasp and lots of parts...Apparently they ate each other.

4 posted on 08/03/2013 9:39:12 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Revolting cat!

They should have suspected Great Aunt Bea.


5 posted on 08/03/2013 9:39:52 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: mylife

Yep. Way too hot for that kind of stuff.


6 posted on 08/03/2013 9:43:57 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

Good Lord he had to bee sweltering.


7 posted on 08/03/2013 9:47:14 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: mylife

*GROAN!*


8 posted on 08/03/2013 9:48:52 PM PDT by null and void (You don't know what "cutting edge" means till you insult Mohammed.)
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To: nickcarraway
Eric The Half A Bee
9 posted on 08/03/2013 9:49:16 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Salamander; Vendome; shibumi

Bee Ping


10 posted on 08/03/2013 9:49:26 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: null and void

Oh! Buzz off! LOL


11 posted on 08/03/2013 9:52:46 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: nickcarraway

They didn’t even get the consolation prize of a bathtub-worth of honey I guess.


12 posted on 08/03/2013 9:53:18 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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13 posted on 08/03/2013 9:53:58 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: nickcarraway

Given the whole colony-collapse disorder thing going around, I have to ask: is that a good thing, or bad?


14 posted on 08/03/2013 9:54:09 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: mylife

The heat, the buzzing, the bee’s... I don’t think I could do that type of job


15 posted on 08/03/2013 9:56:44 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

If they weren’t Africanized they can bring them to MY neighborhood!


16 posted on 08/03/2013 10:01:31 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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17 posted on 08/03/2013 10:26:39 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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18 posted on 08/03/2013 10:29:19 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: nickcarraway; Salamander; Vendome
You!
You can run.
But you can't hide!


19 posted on 08/03/2013 10:32:08 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: nickcarraway

Beeping?

Are you stuned?

I just got out of the shower.

[seriesly...I did]


20 posted on 08/03/2013 10:37:53 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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