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Why Honeybees Are Good at Grooming (ItâEUR(TM)s All in the Hair) VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: honeybees, grooming, pollen, animals, environment, wildlife )

- 276 days ago -
They use their legs to clean off most of the pollen and fill structures called pollen baskets on their rear legs.
Disappearing Bees and Bayer: A Deadly Combo. What the EPA Doesn't Want Us to Know
Offbeat  (tags: honeybees, dying, poisoned bayer, epa, colony collapse disorder )

- 2617 days ago -
Colony Collapse Disorder, or CCD, "is the name given to the mysterious decline of honeybee populations around the world beginning around 2006." Since that time, "one-third of the U.S. honeybee population has died off or disappeared (more than twice what
The Mystery of the Disappearing Honeybees
Offbeat  (tags: mystery, questions, honeybees, disappearing, concerns )

- 2684 days ago -
Commercial honeybees are an extraordinarily tough breed of animal. Like other crops--and so they are treated--honeybees are fed an artificial diet, in this case one high in refined sugars and low in cost. They are transported great distances, crowded into
Honeybee Democracies Offer Insights, Says New Book
Offbeat  (tags: democracy, honeybees, nature, science )

- 2708 days ago -
When honeybees seek a new home, they choose the best site through a democratic process that humans might do well to emulate, says a Cornell biologist in his new book, "Honeybee Democracy"
Tastes Sweet as Hollandia Honey
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- 2807 days ago -
BETHEL -- Eugene Reelick of Hollandia Nurseries took a hot knife to his bee frames, carving away the wax and letting the honey within flow, some as dark as Russian amber, some light as summer air.
Two Horses Killed By Honeybee Attack in France
Offbeat  (tags: honeybees, attacked, tragedy, killed two horses, bizarre )

- 3118 days ago -
Two horses in France died from complications following a rare, but ferocious, attack by domestic honeybees, which had been separated from their honey hives, according to treating veterinarians. A 3-year-old gelding and an 18-month-old filly received

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