A 'Killer Bee
' is an Africanized Honey Bee.
The creature is the result of more than 40 years of experiments, aimed at creating a faster and more prolific honey producer. What reserachers did succeed in creating was a far more aggressive bee that would rapidly attack anything the bees felt to be a threat to their hive and queen.
This year in Arizona
, there have been dozens of attacks, in which victims have been chased down and stung by angry swarms.Chris Brinton
runs the company Bee Bustin'
, which is a a hive removal company in Tucson, Arizona. He deals with Africanized Bees, and is stung, daily.
Among other information he has for anyone encountering an attack swarm: run away.
Click 'Listen' to hear Chris Brinton on 'Killer Bees'.