No sting for She Ping

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She Ping, a 34-year-old beekeeper, is seen during an attempt to cover his body with bees, in Chongqing municipality (Reuters Photo)

She Ping, a 34-year-old beekeeper, is seen during an attempt to cover his body with bees, in Chongqing municipality (Reuters Photo)

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She Ping shakes off bees after an attempt to cover his body with bees in Chongqing municipality. He used queen bees to successfully attract more than 460,000 bees, weighing over 45 kg (Reuters Photo)

She Ping shakes off bees after an attempt to cover his body with bees in Chongqing municipality. He used queen bees to successfully attract more than 460,000 bees, weighing over 45 kg (Reuters Photo)

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She Ping, a 34 year-old local beekeeper, preparing to wear bees on a small hill in southwest China's Chongqing (AFP Photo)

She Ping, a 34 year-old local beekeeper, preparing to wear bees on a small hill in southwest China's Chongqing (AFP Photo)

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She Ping covered with a swarm of bees on a small hill in southwest China's Chongqing. She Ping released more than 460,000 bees, attracted them to his body and made himself a suit of bees (AFP Photo)

She Ping covered with a swarm of bees on a small hill in southwest China's Chongqing. She Ping released more than 460,000 bees, attracted them to his body and made himself a suit of bees (AFP Photo)

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This picture shows people watching She Ping covered with a swarm of bees on a small hill in southwest China's Chongqing (AFP Photo)

This picture shows people watching She Ping covered with a swarm of bees on a small hill in southwest China's Chongqing (AFP Photo)

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Beekeper She Ping preparing to wear bees on a small hill in southwest China's Chongqing (AFP Photo)

Beekeper She Ping preparing to wear bees on a small hill in southwest China's Chongqing (AFP Photo)

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Assistants use burning incense and cigarettes to drive bees away from the face of She Ping, during an attempt to cover She's body with bees, in Chongqing municipality (Reuters Photo)

Assistants use burning incense and cigarettes to drive bees away from the face of She Ping, during an attempt to cover She's body with bees, in Chongqing municipality (Reuters Photo)

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