Why have thousands of dead bees washed up on this Florida beach?

Locals were baffled by the sudden appearance of the insects

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There's a mystery on a beach in Florida: Thousands of dead or dying bees are washing up on a beach in Naples.

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Some say they discovered the bees after being stung on the shoreline.

One expert told a local news station in Miami that bees washing up on the beach is unusual.

According to WBBH there are a few potential reasons that might explain why the insects have suddenly appeared.

A pesticide spray may have forced the bees into the water or it could have simply been a swarm that got tired and flew into the water.


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