I got my first sting this afternoon. Top of the wrist right where the skin folds if you bend your hand back.
Was way less painful than a wasp or yellow jacket. Even less painful than a fire ant sting. (to me at least)
Sad one of the girls had to think it was necessary but I let a hook bang the side of the hive while I was strapping it down ahead of the storms that are gonna blow through tonight. I suppose I’d have been startled too.
I scraped the stinger right away and the sensation lasted only a couple if seconds. Felt like a slight warmness is all. Nothing more than a tiny red spot now.
I only hope any future stings are the same.