The Week in Animal News: Boiling Bees, the Battle for Manatees and More

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Beekeeper William Bostwick has resurrected a controversial old method of making mead that requires boiling the entire hive, bees and all.

We also have manatees' uphill battle against human activity and climate change, a polar bear cub in the Netherlands on webcam, a new disease threatening bald eagles and more.