June 30, 2008 by Colin
Earlier today, a truck overturned on the Trans-Canada Highway. There was a slight hiccup, though. The truck was carrying 12 million bees used to pollinate crops. The media, of course, showed up in force to cover the story.
After all, who’s going to miss a potential swarming death?
” … [RCMP Sargeant Dan] Strong said there were no serious injuries although a reporter trying to get a clip of the bees buzzing, suffered 15 stings.
“It’s all about the clip,” he laughed. (Canwest News)
For amusing footage of reporters waving their hands in the air, check out this .mov clip from the CBC.