Month: July 2019

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Can Wasps See Color? The Surprising Answer

If a color attracts wasps, some colors may also repel them but the evidence to support the hypothesis is deficient. Wasps will ignore some objects regardless of how attractive they look and move to some.  Can wasps see in color? Yes, the only color they cannot see is red. In […]

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What Are Wasps Attracted To?

Did you know that wasps live everywhere except Antarctica? Or the fact that they make nests out of paper?! Well they do and we are here today to discuss fascinating details about why these creatures are attracted to the most unique things like wine, the color yellow or even lavender […]

Are Bees Still Dying? What You Don’t Know.

It is a mind-boggling fact that these small creatures hold so much importance in our world. Deemed to be a key species, bees are now in danger of disappearing from our ecosystem. The decline in their population caused many conservationists to be alarmed and for a good reason. Majority of […]

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Safest Beekeeping Suits For Beginners

As a beginner in beekeeping, protecting yourself from getting stung should be among your main concerns. I mean, you are working with bees, so getting hurt is already a given, but it is still a prospect that a beekeeper is not looking forward to. This article will give you information […]

Do Bees Have Lungs?

Insects are a distinct group with many interesting and alien-like features. One of the many commons questions surrounding them as a whole, concerns their breathing. So, do bees have lungs? No, bees do not have lungs. Bees only breathe via a combination of spiracles, tracheae and small air sacs. Air […]

10 Most Famous BeeKeepers in History

Beekeeping has always been an important part of human history. In ancient times it was quite different than today, as people were simply “stealing” honey from wild bees. The oldest known manuscripts, about beekeeping with hives, were found in Sahara and dated to 2400 BC.  Despite a long beekeeping history, […]