Swarm of bees kills dozens of endangered penguins in South Africa

A swarm of bees has killed 63 endangered African penguins on a beach outside Cape Town, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds said on Sunday.“After tests, we found bee stings around the penguins’ eyes,” said the foundation’s David Roberts, a veterinary surgeon.“This is a very rare occurrence. We do not expect it to happen often, it’s a fluke.“There were also dead bees on the scene,” he told Agence France-Presse by telephone.The protected birds, found on Friday,…