The Sweet Lives of Honey Bees

Title

The Sweet Lives of Honey Bees

Number

ENT 0049

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Publication Date:

6-2018

Status

Current

Description

Honey bee colonies are kept in wooden hives. Each beehive is home to up to 60,000 bees! Inside the hive the bees build comb out of beeswax in the form of hexagon shaped cells. The comb is where they take care of their young and where they store nectar, pollen, and honey.

Language

en

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