TUSCON, Arizona - It's taken several days, but a huge nine-foot beehive is finally out of an Arizona woman's home.
American Bee Control believes there were fifty thousand Africanized Honey Bees in just the one hive. It stretched about nine feet long, and probably took a year to develop.
Bee Control's Greg Denker says the bees made themselves at home under the roofing and in the attic at the woman's guest home.
"Well this one is totally unmanageable because it was inside the wooden panels of the house," said Denker. "If there were laws against bee-keeping in Arizona this would be against the law. Every jurisdiction that has laws on bee-keeping says you have to have a hive that can be manipulated. So keeping a hive in a cavity inside of a roof is a no-no."
Denker says they'll probably relocate them to various bee yards around Arizona.