A 12-year-old girl “Reemas” in Tamil Nadu, South India has allowed thousands of bees to cover her body, in an attempt to create an awareness on the forth coming World Bee Day that is usually marked on 20th of May every year.
The young girl’s fathers own a beekeeping farm in Palani and have been using the bees to produce honey in commercial quantity. Reemas has been assisting her father in the bee farm and have developed strong passion for her father’s bees; in an attempt to create an awareness on how important bees is to human existence, Reemas decided to sit patiently as the insects slowly start to cover her body.
People were shocked to have seen thousands of bees covered a little girl in such manner and they decided to stay and watch the girl as the bees continues to grow in number on her body. World bee day are usually celebrated on May 20 every year with the aim to protect bees and other insects that helps in flowers pollination. Bees helps in cross pollination of flowers which helps in the productions of fruits and other farm products; honeys also comes from bees and the sweets golden liquid has been uses as foods and medicine.
According to Newsflare, Reemas and her father Ishaq decided to spread awareness about bees this world bee day as their bee farming has also seen an increase in the production of honey and profitability in the last 6 months.