African Bees – Know the Facts
Killer bees, also known as Africanized Honey Bees were first identified in 2002. They are now well established in South Florida and several other areas of the state. While these bees are less predictable and a bit more dangerous than European bees, they don’t deserve the title “killer bees.” But for their own safety, Florida residents will need to gain an understanding of African honey bees.
African bees are known for being extremely protective of their nests. Killer bees are more easily provoked than European honeybees. They defend a larger area around their nest.… Continue reading
Killer Bees and Fire Ants: Protecting yourself
Enjoying the outdoors is one of the biggest benefits of living in a beautiful state like Texas, but along with the beauty comes some danger. Non-native insects have invaded the area and can present serious and potentially deadly problems to residents and visitors. Africanized honeybees, also known as killer bees, and imported fire ants are among the most dangerous insects found in the Southern states. Both of these insects tend to attack in swarms, making them much more dangerous than their native counterparts.
The Africanized honeybee was originally brought from Africa… Continue reading
We hear about African Killer bees killing people and animals, but are they really that dangerous to man and beast? For those of us who live in the Southern states, where the African Bee has established its dominance in recent years the issue of how to get rid of bees can make for an emotional dilemma, especially to the allergic or those of us who are sensitive to the ecological issues that face the planet including the drastic and scary disappearance of the honey bee called Colony Collapse Disorder.
We do Live Bee Removal in Orlando and all over Florida,… Continue reading
The Extremely Hot-Tempered Killer Bees
One of the most important matters that a beekeeper should give attention to when it comes to beekeeping, are the killer bees. Of course, to be a successful beekeeper, you must then foremost tackle a lot of things with regard to bees, most particularly about the different types of bees.
One of the several types of bees and is definitely very unsafe kind of bees, are the killer bees. In fact, killer bees are the African honey bees and are hybrids of the African honey bee. These bees are relatively destructive or aggressive compared to… Continue reading