15,000 bees take over Chinatown street lamp

June 14, 2011 4:58:19 AM PDT
There was quite a buzz in Lower Manhattan Monday as a swarm of bees 15,000 strong took over a single street lamp in Chinatown.

Eyewitnesses say the swarm appeared suddenly, then settled on the lamp.

Beekeepers came in to collect the swarm.

Officials say it's the third swarm of bees spotted in Chinatown in the last week.