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Man nurses bumblebee back to health and gets a tiny high-five

Has anyone ever reacted with such kindness to discovering a bee in their house?

 

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Internet Culture

Published Aug 13, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 4:19 am CDT

One man just became a role model for anyone who finds a giant bee in their house.

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Instead of freaking out about getting stung, this man gave the visiting bumblebee a little snack of honey and let it regain some of its strength. You can tell the bee was exhausted because it was weirdly chill about being handled.

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Eventually, the bumblebee was ready to be released back into the wild, but it didn’t leave without pausing to high-five its savior. That’s just good manners.

Screengrab Dolph C. Volker/YouTube

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*First Published: Aug 13, 2015, 8:45 am CDT