Swarm of Killer Bees Attack Spectators at "Tope" in Costa Rica

InsideCostaRica.com    2/17/14

A swarm of Africanized honey bees, known colloquially as “killer bees” attacked spectators and horses during a horse parade known as a “tope” in Ciudad Colon over the weekend. 

The Red Cross attended at least five people who were injured in the attack.  A horse also fell to the ground after suffering a large number of stings and required treatment. 

Africanized bees, originally produced through cross-breeding, are known to guard their hives aggressively, with a large alarm zone around their hives.

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