Killers Bees in Panama (57 images)

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PANAMA, with the killer bees…
Attacks by Africanized bees have killed over a hundred people in Panama since 1982, the year when these hybrid bees arrived in the country.
The Africanized bee was born of the crossbreeding of a stock of European bee and the African bee apis mellifera scutellata. It gets its aggressive nature from the latter, having originated in the savanna and always been confronted with a fierce predator, the African or honey badger that attacks the bee...
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