A swarm of bees took over home plate Thursday at Alex Box stadium, causing LSU baseball practice to be delayed, and eventually canceled -- seriously.
The 'migrating hive' forced team members to hide out in the dugout while LSU officials considered the situation. Later, a bee specialist showed up to try to solve the problem.
WBRZ-TV's Michael Cauble caught the swarm on video:
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The odd event also cause a bit of a buzz on social media:
Remember the swarm of bees that descended on Alex Box during #LSU baseball’s practice earlier today?— Ross Dellenger (@RossDellenger) April 12, 2018
They settled on the batting cage.
A bee specialist has been on the scene for an hour. pic.twitter.com/reicNiJSc5
A swarm of bees swept through Alex Box as baseball practice began. They settled over home plate - all 500 plus of them.— Ross Dellenger (@RossDellenger) April 12, 2018
The #LSU baseball team watches from the safety of the three-walled dugout. pic.twitter.com/jZ81OxBYHl