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Hallucinogenic Honey From a Really Big Bee

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A huge bee in the Himalayas makes honey unlike any other bee in the world. The honey it produces is a hallucinogen. But the fun doesn’t stop there. It’s also toxic, and this honey could kill you.

The Himalayan honeybee, or Apis dorsata laboriosa, is the largest bee in the world. It is twice as large as an average bee, measuring a little over an inch in length. The bees are found high in the…

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The writer, editor, and chief lackey of Knowledge Stew and the Knowledge Stew line of trivia books. Connect at knowledgestew.com and danielganninger.com

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