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Beware New Yorkers – experts are warning that the city could see a rise in bee swarms this summer. Since beekeeping was legalized in NYC, the number of registered swarms skyrocketed from 3 to 161 in the last two years, including a case of tourists at South Street Seaport being attacked by 15,000 bees from a dropped contained hive. The news is a bit ironic considering that we usually report on the dangers of the declining bee population, but it seems that the bees themselves could pose a risk if the proper precautions aren’t taken.
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