A woman from Wales was recently shocked to discover a swarm of 20,000 bees attached to her car. Thankfully, she did the kind and responsible thing and called a beekeeper to come and remove them. However, the next day they were back.
That’s right, the swam was able to track Carol Howarth and her Mitsubishi back down and collect all over the back of her car again. Turns out, they were looking for their queen!
That’s right, the devoted bunch were trying to rescue her!
Roger Burns of Pembrokeshire Beekeepers said,
“We think the queen bee had been attracted to something in the car, perhaps something sweet, and had got into a gap on the boot’s wiper blade or perhaps the hinge. The swarm of around 20,000 had followed her and were sat around on the boot of the car.”1
Eventually, the adventurous queen and her subjects were reunited without harm!
Aren’t bees amazing? They are indeed and we must take better care of them.