Meet the family which has been living with an open beehive in their living room for 12 years

Meet the family which has been living with an open beehive in their living room for 12 years

- The Chinese family has been housing the bees right inside their sitting room for 12 years

- There are no available records confirming if the bees have ever turned hostile

- The owner of the house has reportedly been raking in close to Ksh 45,000 annually by harvesting honey from them

Seeing a solitary honey bee humming around is sufficient to drive a few people into a free-for- all, yet one family in China has some way or another been living with a whole apiary in their lounge room for more than a decade.

Yes, that is right!

Fascinatingly, they do not 'entertain' them in the living room as pets - they have actually been harvesting honey from them and sell for profits.

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Meet the family which has been living with an open beehive in their living room for 12 years

The Chinese family has been housing the bees right inside their sitting room for 12 years. Courtesy: Oddity Central

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A footage of the bees living in a wooden home belonging to the family has since surfaced online in China, leaving everyone stunned.

Meet the family which has been living with an open beehive in their living room for 12 years

There are no available records confirming if the bees have ever turned hostile. Courtesy: todayifoundout.com

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According to the owner of the home identified as Yongfu Li, the bees arrived at his homestead about 12 years ago during a family wedding.

He presumed that the appearance of the bees at his home on that special day was a good gesture from the ancestors, and so he let them in instead of driving them away.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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