A bee farmer in Lakeside, Cape Town, Brendan says he has witnessed a mass death of bees near the lake.
Speaking to John Maytham, Brendan says this is a huge concern as they do not know what is causing this death.
He says he is getting a lot of callers describing finding dead bees in front of their hives.
Since Saturday we have noticed a large amount of bees dying of in the lake in the Constantia area.— Brendan, Bee farmer
In front of our beehives, we are finding tens of thousands of bees dead.— Brendan, Bee farmer
Listen to what impact this has had on the bees