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Bees Swarm San Diego Beach, Take Over Man's Car

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- On a scorching hot day, beachgoers swarmed South Ponto Beach in the North County area of San Diego, and they were not alone. Thousands of bees started to buzz beachgoers Saturday afternoon, causing people to panic and run for the water. 

According to insect experts, it's bee swarming season. If bees don't find a permanent home by late afternoon, they will stop and rest just about anywhere for the night. In this case, the bees made a temporary home and hive out of Royce Dorman's Jeep. 

Dorman is a restaurant waiter who couldn't afford to pay an exterminator $200 to battle the bees, so he and his family planned a late night surprise attack of their own. The Dormans stopped by a Home Depot and loaded up on wasp spray. 

"The bees were not sleepy," Royce's mother Rosemary explained after they were attacked by the bees. 

Fast forward 12 hours later. The sun was rising and suddenly so were the bees, thousands of them on the move again. A screaming grandmother locked herself in her car. A swerving cyclist was almost engulfed. A panicked beachgoer ran away wrapped in a towel. Seconds later, the bees were gone. Royce Dorman's Jeep was empty. 

Miraculously, no one was stung.   

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