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Man sets world record for longest time covered in bees

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05-15-2014 21:42 BJT

The bees are back in town...But you wouldn’t want to go near them. However, one man in east China’s Jiangxi Province has no such fears. He recently broke the world record for the most time spent cloaked in bees. Some of the footage you are about to see, may be disturbing for some viewers.

Topless and smeared with honey.

No protection apart from cotton ear plugs.

Ruan Liangming gets ready for his new challenge.

53 minutes and 34 seconds later, Ruan broke the Guinness World Record for the longest time spent keeping bees on a human’s shoulders. But it was the lower part of his body that gave up.

53 minutes and 34 seconds later, Ruan broke the Guinness World
Record for the longest time spent keeping bees on a human’s
shoulders. But it was the lower part of his body that gave up.

"I have been keeping bees for 19 years, so I know their habits and characteristics. I am quite confident," bee keeper Ruan Liangming said.

Soon, Ruan’s fellow bee-keepers poured bees onto his shoulders. It didn’t take much time for the bees to fully cover his whole upper body. THe audience at the scene was scared.

53 minutes and 34 seconds later, Ruan broke the Guinness World Record for the longest time spent keeping bees on a human’s shoulders. But it was the lower part of his body that gave up.

53 minutes and 34 seconds later, Ruan broke the Guinness World
Record for the longest time spent keeping bees on a human’s
shoulders. But it was the lower part of his body that gave up.

53 minutes and 34 seconds later, Ruan broke the Guinness World Record for the longest time spent keeping bees on a human’s shoulders. But it was the lower part of his body that gave up.

According to Ruan, he could have gone on...had it not been for his legs going numb.

53 minutes and 34 seconds later, Ruan broke the Guinness World Record for the longest time spent keeping bees on a human’s shoulders. But it was the lower part of his body that gave up.

53 minutes and 34 seconds later, Ruan broke the Guinness World
Record for the longest time spent keeping bees on a human’s
shoulders. But it was the lower part of his body that gave up.

53 minutes and 34 seconds later, Ruan broke the Guinness World Record for the longest time spent keeping bees on a human’s shoulders. But it was the lower part of his body that gave up.

53 minutes and 34 seconds later, Ruan broke the Guinness World
Record for the longest time spent keeping bees on a human’s
shoulders. But it was the lower part of his body that gave up.

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