Africanized bee

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Synonyms for Africanized bee

a strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee

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'It is believed that Africanised bees are responsible for the attacks.
The only area in the Brazilian territory where Africanised bees are not found is inside the Amazon (Oliveira and Cunha, 2005).