Morgan Freeman converts his Mississippi ranch into a honeybee sanctuary

CHARLESTON, Mississippi – Oscar winner Morgan Freeman has turned a ranch in Mississippi to a bee sanctuary.

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

A study by the University of Vermont found that wild bee populations in the United States have declined by 23 percent from 2008 and 2013.

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

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