Bee Anatomy

What Do Bees Sound Like?

The different species of bees buzz in different ways. Bigger species of bees vibrate slower than smaller species and produce a lower-pitched buzzing sound. Different species of bees, coming from different places of the world, have different kinds of buzzing, too. So, what does a bee sound like? The ‘buzzing’ […]

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Do Mason Bees Cause Damage?

Bees are an integral part of our ecosystem. Their existence allows a diverse culture of plants, foliage, and crops to continue thriving. There are actually thousands of species of bees recorded and one of these species is the masonry bees or mason bees as they are more commonly known. They […]

Can You Be Allergic To Bee Stings?

Bees look adorable when they fly around a garden full of beautiful flowers. However, many people are afraid of them. It is because bee sting can cause allergies for some people. In this article, I will discuss everything about the bee sting allergy, its symptoms, and how to treat it. […]

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 […]

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How Do Bees Transfer Pollen Between Flowers?

Bees play a significant role in the fertilization of flowers. They are mostly involved in the process we know as pollination. This helps flowers achieve complete reproduction and multiply in the cycle. At the end of this article, you will learn more about the pollen transfer process and how bees […]

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How fast can bees, yellow jackets, hornets, and wasps fly?

Among the most feared insects are the stinging insects, especially the ones that are commonly encountered by humans. These insects are bees, yellow jackets, hornets, and wasps. They are very notorious because they are the ones that usually attack people when accidentally provoked and these attacks can sometimes be fatal. […]

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What Are Bees Attracted To?

Well, the answer to that question will be explored in the upcoming sections of this article. We separate myth from fact and answer questions about why bees are attracted to blue colors over red colors, or why bees will visit certain flowers more than other. Keep reading to explore the […]

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How to Identify A Honey Bee Using A Wing Vein

There are a lot of bee species coexisting with us in this world. As small as they are, they make a significant impact on our lives. Specifically, honey bees, they are a great source of livelihood in our agricultural industry. However, how can we identify a honey bee if we […]