14 Jul '11, 1pm

For all the Eddie Izzard fans out there: Idaho highway is COVERED IN BEES

So that's what was happening with all the bees! It wasn't cell phones (okay, it really wasn't ) or pesticide . They were just all inside a truck. And now that truck has crashed on an Idaho highway, releasing 14 million bees to go make a giant vat of potato honey or whatever bees do in Idaho. It took cleanup workers all day to get the honey from 400 overturned hives off the roadway. As for the bee escapees, many are still at large, ready to make a go of living on the lam, perhaps bringing new blood hemolymph to some hives decimated by Colony Collapse Disorder. They already stung some firefighters! They can never go back, man!

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-07-13-idaho-highway-is-cov...

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