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Last Updated: Tuesday May 25 2010 16:08 GMT

In pics: Scooter swarm causes a buzz!

Bee swarm

Milan in Italy is famous for causing a buzz in the fashion world…

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But recently a random swarm of bees have been stealing the attention.

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Thousands of bees decided to set up a hive in a rather unusual place…

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Police had to close off this street in Italy after a swarm of bees formed around a parked scooter.

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Passers by were told that the Queen Bee had set up home in the back of the scooter and the rest of the hive followed her.

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It took firefighters nearly four hours to clear the bees from the area.

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Firefighters and beekeepers used smoke to clear the hive to a new spot.

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Police had to close nearby train stations to protect people from being stung.

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This woman's trying to protect her head from the swarm.

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One eye-witness said the bees weren't trying to hurt anyone and were just trying to find a new home.