killer bees

AFRICANIZED ‘KILLER’ BEES STILL ACTIVE IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY

 
By Derek Roach
 
August 21, 2012 (San Diego’s East County)--The colonization of Africanized Honey Bees in San Diego County was confirmed in 1994 and has since caused multiple fatal attacks in Southern California. Feral honeybees in urban areas of San Diego County have been determined to be predominately Africanized by biologists who test the genetic makeup of local bees.

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BEE SWARM ATTACKS 68-YEAR-OLD MAN NEAR BORDER

 

Swarm may be Africanized “killer” bees

 

May 21, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – A 68-year-old man has been attacked by bees in the 500 block of Tecate Road. According to Cal-Fire firefighters at the scene, the aggressive swarm may be Africanized bees.


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