Crazy People Who Cloth Themselves In Bees For Hoots!

May 15, 2009 at 10:16 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
Though bee bearding is by no means a recent activity, it has rarely made it to a dictionary entry. Wikipedia defines bee bearding as “the practice of wearing several hundred thousand honey bees on one’s face, usually as a sideshow-type activity.It’s no wonder that the Guinness Book of Records has kept a category of “most pounds of bees worn on the body.” The bees are weighed rather than counted because depending on the honey bee strain, their weight can differ considerably.
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Covered in bees
If beekeeping is the serious and work-intensive part of having anything to do with bees, then bee bearding is the fun part of it. If, that is, your idea of fun is having tens or even hundreds of thousands of bees crawling all over you while suppressing the urge to run away. Read on for more pictures and to see what motivates people to bee this adventurous.

Girl with bee t-shirt

During the Guiness Book attempt

Daring kiss

Dr. Norman Gary playing the clarinet while wearing a bee beard

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