Bee Man contest in China

China Bee Mans

Bee Mans in China

Bee Man in China

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Audacious beekeepers fight it out in a regional bee bearding competition in the Hunan Province, China. Bee bearding is the art of wearing several hundred thousands of bees on the face and body at one time. 

Beekeeper Lv Kongjiang, 20, stands with bees covering his body on a weighing scale during a "bee attracting" contest against fellow beekeeper Wang Dalin in Shaoyang, Hunan province July 16, 2011.

Wang and Lv competed by standing on a scale wearisome only a pair of shorts and using queen bees they reared to attract other bees onto their bodies.

Wang won the competition after attracting 26 kg (57 lbs) of bees on his body in 60 minutes, while Lv had 22.9 kg (50 lbs), local media reported.

In this photo out by Xinhua News Agency, 20 year old beekeeper Lu Kongjiang waves as bees cover his body throughout a contest against 42 year old Wang Dalin, also a beekeeper, in Longhui County of Shaoyang City, central China's Hunan Province, Sunday, July 17, 2011. Wang finally won in the hour long duel since 26 kilograms of bees covered his body, Xinhua said.


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