HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Bees have become an apparent problem in Orange County due to unexpected swarms that have been taking over near the beaches.
Thousands of honeybees swarmed over the top of Liz Moctezuma’s stroller while she was in Huntington Beach with her children.
“I was standing there and saw stuff flying in the air,” Moctezuma said. “I thought it was clumps of dirt.”
Her immediate reaction was to run off with her twin boys in hopes of not getting stung by the swarm.
“I didn’t even realize that it was a hazard to worry about,” said Moctezuma.
Luckily, the trio did not get stung during the incident. Park officials were able to safely remove the bees from the area.
According to Lt. Claude Panis, bee swarms occur at least 10 times each summer.
“For the last four or five years, we’ve noticed an increase of the bees…
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