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Killer Bees of Africa

Episode 12 of 14

The queen African honeybee rules the savannah - even elephants panic at the buzzing of her hive. This film recreates the life of the queen and her colony as they fight to survive.

The queen African honeybee rules the savannah - even elephants panic at the buzzing of her hive. This film recreates the life of the queen and her colony as they fight to survive. Groundbreaking close-up photography shows a bee's-eye view of their world, from the queen murdering her sisters and fighting off giant invaders to eventually migrating across the savannah to the great Mount Kenya.

59 minutes

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Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Verity White
Series Editor Steve Greenwood
Executive Producer Chris Cole

Broadcasts

  • Thu 29 Mar 2012 20:00
  • Fri 30 Mar 2012 00:30
  • Sat 14 Apr 2012 02:05
  • Thu 2 Jan 2014 06:30
  • Thu 29 Oct 2015 16:30
  • Wed 21 Dec 2016 13:00
  • Thu 12 Jan 2017 15:40
  • Fri 31 Aug 2018 14:30

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