Morgan Freeman Converts Mississippi Ranch Into A Honeybee Sanctuary

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CHARLESTON, Mississippi —Famous actor Morgan Freeman has turned his ranch in Mississippi into a bee sanctuary.

According to WLBT, the Oscar winner imported 26 beehives to the 124-acre ranch.

A study conducted by the University of Vermont discovered that wild bee populating in the U.S. has declined by 23 percent from 2008 and 2013.

The 81-year-old actor has talked about the need to preserve the bee population in several interviews.

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