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40,000 Bees Found Under Floor Of Queens Home

An expert called to find the source of a loud, buzzing noise found about 40,000 bees in the Flushing home.


NYPD bee expert Detective Anthony Planakis. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Bee Expert Anthony Planakis To Retire

Anthony Planakis, an NYPD detective who has become gained local notoriety as the department bee expert, will soon be retiring.


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Bee Swarm Traps Family Inside Car At Pier 92 On Manhattan’s West Side

An estimated 10,000 wild honey bees gathered on the passenger side of the car Sunday afternoon as it was parked at Pier 92 on the west side.