A New Zealand beekeeper may have chosen the very hardest way to pay his rent, sitting on an open beehive for 30 seconds to win a bet.

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Jamie Grainger is a beekeeper in rural New Zealand, reports the New York Post. He wouldn’t let a bet like this go unchallenged, especially when $1000 New Zealand dollars (about $715 USD) was on the line.

So he did it. Shockingly, he doesn’t recommend it.

“As you can imagine, you [ass] swells up,” he told the Post. We can imagine, Jamie.

Patrick is a content editor for Rare.
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