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Photo:  Bee wranglers spraying a hive

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Dangerous wildlife threatens the celebration as Billie Swamp Safari prepares to participate in its first-ever Arbor Day, a national observance that encourages tree planting. Wildlife handlers One Bear and Cattail go to unexpected extremes to remove a nuisance alligator from a local fishing spot, while a colony of bees invade guest huts and must be relocated immediately by a professional bee wrangler. And across the park, staffer Rey Becerra recognizes a rehabilitated hawk looking for food.