Oh, bee-have!

By Drum Digital
04 June 2014

This Chinese resident is in a complete state of Zen – despite being covered by nearly half a million bees.

To most people 34-year-old She Ping seems like a madman, but in reality this brave Chinese beekeeper is a brilliant businessman.

She and his wife made headlines worldwide when he attempted to break the record for the amount of bees “worn”. Called “bee bearding”, wearing bees is apparently a common activity in the beekeeping world and in China.

The stunt generated a lot of publicity for and interest in his honey-producing business based in Chongqing, China.

In his latest attempt to cause a buzz, filmed by local media, the entrepreneur and his wife took to South West China where they unpacked 28 beehives. He then stripped down to his trousers, blocked his nose and ears with cotton wool and waited while a crew carefully and slowly released 457 000 bees from their boxes.

Read more in DRUM – 05 June 2014

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