JUST IN: Why a Florida community is relocating 50,000 bees


A Florida community is creating quite the buzz as it figures out how to transport 50,000 bees. 

Downtown Pensacola needed a solution for a hive sitting outside of offices, so the property manger decided to move the bees instead of killing them, according to the Pensacola News-Journal

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The declining bee population is seen by many as a serious environmental issue, since bees are a vital part of pollination.

The process to drive the insects out of one hive into a transportable one and could take more than 6 weeks, according to the Pensacola News-Journal. 

The bees will be relocated to “outlying apiaries in the region,” the Pensacola News-Journal reported.

Read more the Pensacola News-Journal

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