A Complete Guide to Bumblebee Nests

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Everything You Need to Know About Bumblebee Nests

Who doesn’t find bumblebees and bumblebee nests fascinating? Often confused with the more popular honeybee, it’s actually not so difficult to tell them apart if you know what to look for. Bumblebees are chubbier, fuzzier, and have more vibrant fur. They also make less honey, and they can sting more than once.

What Do Bees Eat?

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What Do Bees Eat?

It’s easy to forget that insects need to eat—unless they’re mosquitos, in which case we are the food. It would seem that the feeding habits and diets of insects are extremely offbeat to ours. When you really look into it, though, you’ll see we’re not so different after all.

How Do Bees Make Honey?

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How Do Bees Make Honey?

Honey is important to us for many reasons. The golden substance is used in traditional medicine to treat a range of ailments. It sweetens our drinks and foods. Are you curious about how bees make honey? Well, now you’re about to learn.

You’ll discover why bees make honey and what the creation process involves. I’ll tell you if all bees can produce it, or just certain types. You’ll also become familiar with what honey is made of, and the different variations.

Bees vs Wasps: Similarities and Differences​

Bees vs Wasps

It’s not often that bees and wasps are mistaken for each other—probably because the general consensus is that wasps are evil and if you see one you better run. Although many people are afraid of (or even allergic to) bees, they do seem to have a better reputation. How come they are so similar though, and what makes them different?

How Long Do Bees Live on Average?

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How Long Do Bees Live For?​

Climate change, industrialism, and other environmental factors have affected how long bees live, causing a rapid and dramatic decline in bee populations. So much so that beekeepers have reported losing more than 30 percent of their hives in recent years. It’s so severe that human interference has almost doubled the mortality rate of bees.

Do Bumble Bees Make Honey?

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Do Bumble Bees Make Honey?

If you’ve ever wondered whether bumblebees make honey or not, you’re in the right place to find out. You’ll discover if these bees make honey and why.

I’ll explain how bumblebees produce honey, and what else they might do with it. I’ll also share the differences between bumblebee honey and other variations.

How Long Do Bumble Bees Live?

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How Long Do Bumble Bees Live For?

The bumblebee, much like the butterfly and ladybug, is a favorite among many. This is mostly due to their gentle nature. Today we’ll go into the little details, and we’ll help you find out how long bumblebees live.

Life Cycle of a Bee (All Stages Explained)

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The Life Cycle of a Bee

Whether you’re considering a career in beekeeping, or just curious to know more about these colorful, workaholic insets, the bee life cycle will fascinate and possibly also surprise you. This article covers all the stages a bee passes through, from egg to adult.

You’ll learn what bees look like at different stages of their lives and how they transform. You’ll also become familiar with how bees reproduce and the average lifespan of a bee.

How Do Bees Fly?

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How Do Bees Fly?

Bees exist in several different shapes and sizes. It can be fascinating to watch bigger species like bumblebees take off and become airborne. If you’ve ever wondered how bees fly, I’m here to explain.

Within this article, you’ll discover if these winged insects are considered good flyers. We’ll explore the inner workings of bee wings and you’ll learn if all bees are capable of flying.

Do Bees Eat Honey?

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Do Bees Eat Their Own Honey?​

Have you ever seen a honeybee collecting pollen, or picked up a jar of honey in your local grocery store, and wondered, “Do bees eat honey as well as making it?” Maybe you’ll be surprised to hear that bees don’t just make honey for humans to eat.