BEE-WEARING MAN | AUG 2012

 

A contestant in a bee-wearing contest cinches second place after he disappears beneath about 50 pounds of bees.

NAT GEO | VISIONS OF EARTH | August 2012

Photograph by Chinafotopress/Getty Images
China—On his way to second place in a bee-wearing contest in Hunan Province, a contestant disappears beneath a carpet of insects lured by a queen bee in a cage. A scale he was standing upon tallied his total take: about 50 pounds of bees.

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