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The World's Heaviest Bee Suit

This is what 83.5kg of bees looks like on a man. Zhang Wei, from western China, set the new world record for the heaviest bee suit while wearing a special frame covered in foliage to support the weight of all the bees. (via guardian.co.uk)

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  • Zhang Wei watches as bees are released onto the suit's frame as he sits inside wearing goggles and holding a breathing tube.

  • The suit of bees weighs 83.5kg (184lbs) - the world's heaviest bee suit.

  • Waiting for the bees to disperse after the challenge.

  • Zhang Wei holds his world record certificate.

  • Waiting for the bees to disperse after the challenge.