Aurie Braini

Aurie Braini

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Bees Can Remember What Human Faces Look Like

If you ever get into a tense confrontation with a bee, and then you have to back down for whatever reason, don't try to salvage it by saying "Remember the face." Because it turns out bees can do that.

Honey bee making wax ~ fascinating! Honeybees are born with 8 bits of wax on their tummies. They chew them to form the wax needed to build honeycomb on which the bees live.

Honey bees have 8 pockets on their belly where glands secrete wax. When the liquid cools the bee uses her foot to grab a scale and then chews it to shape it to make combs.

Here is a list of current beekeeping podcasts, we think are useful. If you know of any other Beekeeping podcasts that are not listed. Please get in touch and we will add them to the list. #beekeepingchecklist

Here is a list of current beekeeping podcasts, we think are useful. If you know of any other Beekeeping podcasts that are not listed. Please get in touch and we will add them to the list. #beekeepingchecklist

Life Cycle - Good visual for children. This is very easy for your children to follow when you introduce them to the world of #beekeeping. #beekeepingtips

Life Cycle - Good visual for children. This is very easy for your children to follow when you introduce them to the world of #beekeeping. #beekeepingtips

Illustration by Noel Pugh, www.fullpollenbasket.com

The circle of life and death during the fertilization of the Queen Bee.

200pcs Beekeeping Queen Cell Cups Royal Jelly Cups Queen Rearing Equip #beekeeping

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This interesting image shows, the hive preparing to swarm. You can see fresh eggs (D) so, there must be a Queen in the colony, there is developing larvae (A) and yet there are 2 Queen cells (B). There are also drone cells (C).

This interesting image shows the hive preparing to swarm. You can see fresh eggs (D) so, there must be a Queen in the colony, there is developing larvae (A) and yet there are 2 Queen cells (B). There are also drone cells (C).