What Is the Deal With Bees Right Now

Yesterday, a tractor-trailer carrying 16 to 20 million bees crashed on 95 and released its cargo. A million bees swarmed an accessory store in Kentucky on Monday. Last week tens of thousands of bees casually swarmed this guy’s car, this statue’s crotch, a Topshop in London, a flower stall in an outdoor market; earlier in May a bunch of bees hijacked someone’s Mother’s Day, swarmed Astoria, killed a roofer in Texas.

Is this normal bee stuff? Is this just what happens with them every spring? How many highway rigs are full of bees, ready to explode?

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