Bee Still My Heart

Bee Still My Heart

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Bee venom is similar to a rattlesnake’s. It rapidly disperses in your tissue, and when you’re stung the pain you feel is a combination of proteins and peptides attacking your cell membranes. Each sting contains enough venom to incapacitate a small mouse, but bees won’t really hurt you unless you’re allergic. Or at least, that’s what you thought until you disturbed a hive of African bees, which have been known to chase attackers for more than ten hours.

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December 6, 2017 at 06:26AM

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