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  1. Bee Forum
    I came home at night on Nov 21 and found my single hive entirely destroyed. All my fault. I put up a strong electric fence but was obviously not as smart as the bear. The sneaky bear figured out that the 8x8 post near the enclosure could be climbed and he/she could jump into the enclosure...
  2. Bee Forum
    Had my best and strongest hive totally demolished by a bear. Luckily, the queen and about 1/2 the bees were in a swarm on the ground where the hive used to be. All 14 frames of honey and comb completely destroyed. Moved them to a new hive box. Hopefully I can get them started enough to survive...