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Kerala man in love with bees - lets 60,000 insects sit on his face like a mask (video)

A 21-year-old man from Thrissur in Kerala has come into the limelight after photos of him letting thousands of bees swarm his face were published in international media.  Nature M.S is the son of an award-winning beekeeper.  Consequently, he has been around bees for as long as he can remember. Initially, he was too young to differentiate between a bee and a fly – naturally, he never felt threatened by the bees, and the young man insists that the feelings are mutual.

A 21-year-old man from Thrissur in Kerala has come into the limelight after photos of him letting thousands of bees swarm his face were published in international media.

Nature M.S is the son of an award-winning beekeeper.

Consequently, he has been around bees for as long as he can remember. Initially, he was too young to differentiate between a bee and a fly – naturally, he never felt threatened by the bees, and the young man insists that the feelings are mutual.

The youth started performing his stunts since he was just five years old. He claimed that being among bees gives him a certain sense of calm and comfort, quite unlike the sheer panic most of us would feel in his shoes.

In fact, Nature is so comfortable with the bees that he can walk around, read or even dance with more than 60000 bees all over his face.

The bees do sting him occasionally, but Nature dismissed those as ‘playful bites’, much like a puppy would do.

He claimed that he undertook the bee stunts to raise awareness about the gentleness of bees.

His family said his love for bees cemented when he was 15 years old and now, he has 1,500 boxes, each housing 60000 bees. His endeavours has saved his family from abject poverty – they had to steal honey and fruits from neighbouring farms to survive before.

An agriculture student, Nature plans to undertake a doctorate degree in bee-keeping.

60,000 bees sit on Kerala's Nature's face  (video)

 

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