Tag: beekeeping

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Can bees die from heat

Can Bees Die From Heat?

Have you ever wondered why your bees do not produce honey whenever they get too hot? Or you are concerned they might die when the heat gets out of hand. In this article we’ll explore these topics and many more relating to how heat can effect bees. So without further […]