Atlanta property was vacated by thousands of honey bees.
According to neighbors, the honey bees terrorized them for several weeks. CBS affiliate WGCL reported.
Matthew Sease stated, “I’m afraid of coming out the house sometimes. You know.”
The massive hiveA colony of honey bees was found in a vacant house next to it, but they were never killed.
They are both endangered and critical to the ecosystem in Georgia.
Dave Marshall stated that honey bee populations have been in decline over the past few years. Therefore, it is more important to ensure that we are doing the right thing for them and not killing them.
Sease stated, “Everyone was telling you, ‘ooooooh, you can’t hurt the honeybees, they can’t hurt them. Bless your heart.'” Please. Bless your heart. Who is going to bless my heart when they stinge me?”
The house owner stated that 98% of bees were gone.
Matthew is content with the progress, even though some issues remain.
Sease stated, “Whoever is going to have some really great honey”
Experts warn that the beekeepers will continue to monitor the house to make sure no other bees attempt to build a colony.