Most beekeepers protect themselves by wearing special bulky suits and hats and by arming themselves with smoke bombs and other tools of the trade to escape the stings of hundreds of attacking bees. But in the Congo none of these things are available!
Incredible 40m tree climb & bee attack
In fact, in this video, we see that to procure precious honey for himself and his family, this Congolese man, not even wearing a shirt — climbs trees that are 40 meters (131 ft.) tall, using only vines and his bare hands! “You have to empty your heart of fear,” says the man, “If you are afraid, it is certain that you will fall.”