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RoseCottage 

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All,
I have seen various pictures like the one I have attached and have wondered how this effect is achieved.

I heard that the person daubs themselves in a pheromone and puts the queen in a cage in their pocket...but how do they avoid getting stung or bees that wander into noses, ears, eyes, etc?

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Sam.
 

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Why would anyone want to would be my question.....all looks a bity dodgy to me?
 

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L.E. Snelgrove's "Swarming, it's control and prevention" book has his nibs pictured on the cover with a full beard of bees. It was achieved by tucking the caged queen under his chin:)
 

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Finman used to have his avatar as himself (presumably) with a beard of bees. He doesn't have an avatear at present, maybe we could persuade him to reinstate it :hat:

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