We’ve got terrible news for those of you dreaming about setting a world record for most number of bees perched on your body.
The bar got set a little higher today.
Gao Bingguo, a beekeeper in China, survived 240 pounds of bees on his body. That’s about 1 million bees, if you’re keeping score.
The Qilu Evening News reported that Gao was stung about 2,000 times.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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