One Dead, One Injured Dog After Attacked By Killer Bees

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — One dog was killed and another is under a veterinarian’s care after they were attacked by killer bees in the Tampa Bay area.

Police say the two dogs were found with numerous stings on a St. Petersburg street Thursday morning. One of the dogs was dead when officers arrived, and the other dog was severely injured.

Officers say a colony of Africanized bees was in the attic of a nearby home and attacked the dogs, which had more than 100 stings each.

A bee expert was called and said he won’t spray the bees during the day in an attempt to exterminate because it might agitate the colony. Officials say the expert will return at dusk and exterminate the colony.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

More From CBS Tampa

Man Who Killed Wife, Put Photo on Facebook to be SentencedA South Florida man who fatally shot his wife and posted a photo of her body on Facebook could be sentenced to life in prison.
A Gearhead Embraces An Electric Car. Really.Car zealots are a unique bunch. The Ford people make fun of the Chevy people, the Chevy people love to tell the Ford people that their cars are Found On Road Dead and everyone makes fun of the Honda kids because of how they wear those sideways hats and because of VTEC, yo.

Listen Live