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Same day news co-incidence

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Elegran Fri 21-Sep-18 19:39:02

Two news reports from either end of the country -

60,000 bees stolen in raid on Aberdeenshire farm
and
More than 60,000 bees found in roof of Cambridge hospital

varian Fri 21-Sep-18 19:41:27

Perhaps flying that far south made them ill.

Elegran Fri 21-Sep-18 19:45:14

grin

Jalima1108 Fri 21-Sep-18 20:06:36

varian grin

Are they the same species?
There are 250+ species of bees, some speak with a Scottish accent too.

Jalima1108 Fri 21-Sep-18 20:07:53

The Cambridge bees look like honey bees too!

lemongrove Fri 21-Sep-18 20:17:28

They were honey bees! Honey was found seeping out from under the tiles on the roof.Yum.🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝

Cherrytree59 Fri 21-Sep-18 20:21:32

Was it a buzziness news story elegran 🐝

Elegran Fri 21-Sep-18 20:26:17

Did they escape from their kidnappers, sting them well, and set off south to set up a new home somewhere well away?

lemongrove Fri 21-Sep-18 20:28:28

Or is the whole thing a sting?

Jalima1108 Fri 21-Sep-18 20:28:59

Stand underneath with your mouth open lemongrove !

They can't be the same bees - not enough time to make all that honey.
The NHS could make a fortune - or use it for wound dressing.

lemongrove Fri 21-Sep-18 20:35:29

I love honey I must say.πŸ₯žit’s fab on pancakes.

Elegran Fri 21-Sep-18 20:41:51

Jalima Was that why they were stolen? Someone was planning to set up a lucrative honey-dressings enterprise (not NHS) but were foiled by the crafty bees, acting as one unit, who stuck the thieves to each other with honey and buzzed off to Cambridge.