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Can Bees Kill Humans

Can Bees Kill Humans?

Most times, when people are asked to talk about the most dangerous and worst biting pests, the usual suspects topping the list include; rattlesnakes, scorpions and even fire ants. However, the problem is that people fail to realize that the now infamous killer bee is also a very big problem. […]

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Why Don’t All Bees Make Honey?

Ask anyone to say the first word that comes into their head after you say the word, ‘bee’ and the likely answer will be, honey! Well, that is at least the first thought that came to my mind. So this got me wondering, do all bees make honey and if […]

how many bees live in a hive

How Many Bees Live in a Hive?

The community of bees that live in a hive is called a colony. If you have ever seen a beehive, you must have realized that there is a large number of these small creatures in there. They all function like a single organism, but do we know the exact number […]

Can Bees Kill Dogs

Can Bees Hurt Dogs?

People are generally concerned about themselves when it comes to bee stings. After caring for themselves, they then care about their dogs. They always want to know what happens to their dogs and how the dogs react to bee stings. Bees can kill humans, so why not dogs? Can bees […]

Do Queen Bees Have Wings

Do Queen Bees Have Wings?

A honey queen bee is the most important member of the colony. She is the mother of all the bees in the hive. Whether you are a beekeeper or a person interested in bees, you should discover and understand the many fine details about a bee queen if you want […]

Is Honey Vegan

Is Honey Vegan?

Are you a Vegan, Vegetarian or just someone concerned about the origin of their food? Have you always wondered if you could make use of honey as in an animal product free diet? I am glad you found this post because all the answers to your questions are here. Is […]

How do Bees Make Hexagons

How Do Bees Make Hexagons? (Honeycomb)

A hexagon is a six-sided polygon whose sides are equal in measurement. Geometrically speaking, in nature it is as the least wasteful shape. Its compressive shape also makes it one of the strongest naturally occurring geometric structures on the planet. It’s little wonder then that one of natures great builders […]

what bees are venomous

What Bees Are Venomous?

The most common stinging insects in the world are bees and wasps. Their stings could trigger severe allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis. Information from World Health Organization suggests that, an average of 200 deaths from bees and wasp stings occur globally every year. In fact, this is almost an underestimate, […]

which bees are endangered

Which Bees Are Endangered?

Pollination is a free service bees give to help farmers grow food. Unfortunately, these pollinators have been declining in numbers in the recent years. This is a problem we need to solve if we want to continue living in abundance with the diversity of food. At the end of this […]

can bees call for help

Can Bees Call for Help? The Real Answer

Apis mellifera, also known as the western honey bee, is a truly fascinating creature. The behavior of honey bees is quite complex and many interesting questions arise if you observe them closely. Today, we are going to answer one of these questions. So, can bees call for help? The short […]