Posts Tagged ‘bees’

The Bee Massecre

August 1, 2009

You may wanna turn your heads kids…

Giant Japanese hornets slaughter European honeybee hive. From National Geographic.

– – – – – -On Japanese Honeybee defense:

Ono, M., Igarashi, T., Ohno, E., and Sasaki, M. Unusual thermal defence by a honeybee against mass attack by hornets. Nature 377, (1995) 334-36

– – – – – -Interesting clinical cases of venom leading to tissue damage and organ failure. :

Kei, S., et al. Multiple organ failure due to Vespa mandarinia (wasp) stings. J of Japanese Soc for Dialysis Therapy. Vol. 36 No. 2 pp. 131-134 (2003).

Yoichi Y., et al Cutaneous hemorrhage or necrosis findings after Vespa mandarinia (wasp) stings may predict the occurrence of multiple organ failure. National Defense Med J. Vol. 54 No. 1 pp. 11-14 (2007).

– – – – – -Hornet larvae produce a substance that has shown to increase endurance through increased fat metabolism:

Demura, S. Effect of amino acid mixture intake on physiological responses and rating of perceived exertion during cycling exercise. Perception and Motor Skills 96, (2003) 883-95.

Tsuchita, H. Effects of vespa amino acid mixture identical to hornet larval saliva on the blood biochemical indices of running rats. Nutrition Research 17, (1997) 999-1012.

Ogasawara, J., Abe, T. Amino Acid Mixture to Vespa Larval Saliva Increases both Leptin Secretion and Basal Lipolysis in Rat Adipocytes. Food Science and Technology Research Vol. 14 (2008), No. 1 pp. 95-98.


July 25, 2009



I Honestly don’t know what is currently happening outside .. but all the different insects are really going apeshit!!!!! Yesterday it was a swarm of bees that are nestete near one of out frain pipes. Today.. it’s everything else.. wasps. flyes, dude even a yellow butterfly dive bomed me!!!!!!!

100_2521-1The little black specks are the bees.. sorry camera does the best that it can.

Film @ 10!