In Canada, boxes with 5 million bees fell from a truck

In Canada, boxes with 5 million bees fell from a truck



In Canada, boxes with 5 million bees fell from a truck onto the road. Police urged drivers not to open their car windows, The Guardian reports. The incident happened near the city of Toronto. “We don’t know exactly how or what happened, but at some point the boxes of bees or hives slipped off the trailer and scattered on the road. The boxes were literally standing on the road with swarms of bees flying around,” Constable Ryan Anderson said. Photo: Shaiith79/Depositphotos After the police released information about the event on social networks, several beekeepers got in touch and offered help. They arrived on the scene and most of the 5 million bees were collected and the boxes removed. Some boxes were left for uncollected bees to return to on their own. There is a version that bees were taken to the farm to pollinate agricultural crops. According to the Canadian National Beekeepers Association, the colony of honey bees in the country in the summer numbers from 50 to 80 thousand individuals. Read also: Five amazing things that bees can do



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