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Massive Bee Colony Buzzing In Sync To Scare Off Predators | BBC Earth

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Published on Apr 16, 2019

These giant bees buzzing create spectacular waves in their beehive.
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Natural World: Honey Hunting In Nepal
Jimmy Doherty, a young British farmer, fanatical about honey, is facing a new challenge. Can he overcome the dangers to harvest the highly prized Himalayan honey from nests on cliffs 300ft high? Nepalese wild honey is one of the most sought after varieties. Due to their size, Himalayan giant bees are able to forage at extremely high altitude, collecting nectar from the flowers blooming way up into the mountains. Nepalese honey hunters have mastered the art of harvesting this treasured prize from cliffs over 300ft high - an incredibly demanding task, fraught with danger. Will Jimmy be able to summon the courage to descend the handmade bamboo ladder over the edge of the cliff to attempt to fulfil a lifelong ambition?

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