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Honey-Bee-Colonies

Honey Bee Colonies

Honey bees are eusocial insects that live in colonies A honey bee colonies are complex societies consisting of members of the same species coexisting together in a unit, each with a specific task to be carried out. Colonies are intricate

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honey-bees

Honey Bees

Honey bees are eusocial insects that live in colonies Honey bees are eusocial insects belonging to the Apidae family and the genus Apis. They are known most prominently for their ability to create honey, as well as their superior pollinating capabilities.

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Honey-bee-sting

Honey Bee Sting

Honey bee inserting its stinger into human skin Honey bees sting as a defence mechanism to protect the colony. When an intruder invades, the workers release pheromones to alert the others of the threat and lead them to its location.

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Bee Decline

Although honey bees are safe, non-managed bee species are declining due to various reasons Bee decline has been a hot topic for some time now. While many were talking about the phenomenon of colony collapse during the mid-2000s, some have

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furrow-bees

Furrow Bees

Furrow bees are also called Sweat bees One of the most populous families of bees is also the most biodiverse. Furrow bees, also known as “Sweat” bees, cannot be easily characterized or quantified because their habitats are largely dependent on

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Drone Honey Bee

The male species of honey bees are called drone honey bees Drone honey bees are the males of the species. They are produced when a queen places an egg into a cell created exclusively for drones. Once they are positioned

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