Surviving on Bees and Berries

A 40-year-old Ohio man was lost for six days and nights in the Pacific Northwest. Rescuers found him in reasonably good shape. His family says that he was always interested in nutrition so they weren’t surprised that he survived by eating bees and berries.  (And you thought that bees were only good for making honey and pollinating flowers!)

Here’s the full story from UK’s Evening Standard.

h/t Andony

About Ron Miksha

Ron Miksha is a geophysicist who also does a bit of science writing and blogging. Ron has worked as a radio broadcaster, a beekeeper, and is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He has written two books, dozens of magazine and journal articles, and complements his first book, Bad Beekeeping, with a popular blog at www.badbeekeepingblog.com. Ron wrote his most recent book, The Mountain Mystery, for everyone who has looked at a mountain and wondered what miracles of nature set it upon the landscape. For more about Ron, including some cool pictures taken when he was a teenager, please check Ron's site: miksha.com.
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One Response to Surviving on Bees and Berries

  1. Emily Scott says:

    A strange story… setting out without supplies, in shorts and flip flops. Was he depressed, or just over-optimistic?

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