Answers to Your Most Unusual Bee Questions

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If you are interested in bees, you probably want to know everything you can about the species. Naturally, some unusual bee questions will come to mind, such as “do bees still forage when it’s raining” or “do bees hear like humans do?” There is always something new and fascinating to learn about honey bees. A…

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5 Things to Know About the Queen Bee

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If you ask us, every bee in the hive is a fascinating creature! However, there’s one bee in particular that stands above the rest for her unique role in the survival of a honey bee colony. The queen bee differs from the other bees in the hive in a few key ways that allow her…

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The 4 Stages of the Honey Bee Life Cycle

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When we think of honey bees, most of us think about the adult form of the insect. The one that buzzes around our backyards and causes a little bit of anxiety when she gets too close. How often do you think about where these bees actually begin their journeys?  There are four main stages in…

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How Long Do Bees Live?

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How long do bees live? It might seem like a simple question, but it’s not as straightforward as you might think! The life span of a bee varies a lot depending on several factors. Some of the primary indicators of how long a particular bee will live include: Species of the bee Role of the…

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