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2013/07/03

Bloody raccoon(s)!

Well, someone had a late night/early morning snack. Q came out at noon today to tell me that a bear had knocked over the hive. I went to check and nope, not a bear, bears make a big mess of things. I expect this was a raccoon(s).

What I found:


And after putting on both of my bee suits and putting the hive back together (while taking breaks to let the bees calm down a little), I found 1 frame missing. It was about 20' away down the hill, cleaned of most of the honeycomb on both sides:


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