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7-foot beehive discovered behind couple’s shower tiles

Story at a glance

  • A bee removal specialist was met with an extraordinary sight when called to a couple’s Florida home to address constant buzzing.
  • Behind the couple’s shower tiles, Elisha Bixler found a 7-foot beehive full of both bees and their honey.
  • Bixler, who runs “How’s Your Day Honey,” said she received a call from clients who were tired of hearing the buzzing or the occasional bee escaping.

A bee removal specialist met an extraordinary sight when called to a couple’s Florida home to address constant buzzing and an occasional bee in the pair’s bathroom. 

Image courtesy How’s Your Day Honey


Behind the St. Petersburg couple’s shower tiles, Elisha Bixler found a 7-foot beehive full of both bees and their honey. 

“I got a surprise when I started breaking away the tile behind the shower wall,” Bixler said in the recording, showing the giant hive of swarming bees. 

“Look at how much honey is packed away in here,” Bixler said in the now-viral video. “This is a 7-foot long beehive.”


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Bixler, who runs How’s Your Day Honey, a removal and relocation service, said she received a call from clients who were tired of hearing the buzzing or the occasional bee escaping whenever they would use the bathroom.

Bixler told her TikTok  ollowers in the video, which has amassed nearly 730,000 likes, that she planned to take the bees home to one of her apiaries. 


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