There, by colonizing the peanut pod zone, the mold becomes a living shield
against toxigenic fungi.
In a previously unrecognized display of insect heroics, honeybees will cluster on a hot spot on the wall of their hives, forming a living shield
to keep the next generation from cooking.
While saying that he does not have "hard evidence" beyond his personal experience, Cegielski attests that from "spending a month in the middle of this hell, it was obvious that they [Hamas] were breaking international rules of war and worst of all, were not afraid to use their own citizens as living shields
." Cegielski then proceeds to recount two arresting instances of Hamas placing civilians in harm's way for which he was personally present: