While Hunting Pythons, TV Crew Attacked by Killer Bees

By Andrew Gauthier 


A news crew with the CBS station WFOR-TV in Miami was reporting on an invasion of non-native species of snakes when it got into trouble with another non-native species: a swarm of African killer bees.

Working with a snake hunter, a WFOR-TV reporter and photographer ran into a hive before being chased about a half-mile down the road. If that wasn’t bad enough, the reporter lost his wedding ring in the commotion that surrounded the bee attack.


The team was hunting a half-dozen invasive snake species that have established a foothold in South Florida and devastated the populations of some of its native wildlife, WFOR-TV reports. More…