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Fleakeeper: Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist is now a beekeeper

Flea has 180,000 honeybees buzzing about in his backyard

Flea Beekeeper
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Jack White collects taxidermy, Dave Mustaine is a ninja, Damon Albarn is really good at ping pong. Now comes word of another of your favorite musician’s unique hobby.

According to TMZ, Flea is now a beekeeper. The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist recently installed three beehives into his backyard, each containing 60,000 honeybees.

(Read: Here are your favorite musicians’ strangest hobbies)

Flee’s new-found hobby was inspired by his concern for the environment, as the honeybee population is dying off at an “unheard of” rate.

Check out a few photos of the Fleakeeper in action:

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