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Topical for this time of year, here’s another of Dave Larkin’s bee house pictures from Slovenia.
In this dramatic scene from 1890, the beekeeper is knocked from his ladder by a bolting bull. On the left, the bee house can be seen, with the coloured boxes and even a few bees. Up aloft – but on its way down – is the box that he has been using to catch a swarm of bees. Maybe this was based on a real incident, and if so, doubtless the next few frames would have been equally exciting, especially the bit when the swarm box hits the ground…