5 Most Painful Bee Stings

Getting stung by a bee usually isn’t a pleasant experience. The majority of solitary bee species luckily don’t have a painful sting, and rarely sting unless being aggravated or accidentally … Read more

5 Biggest Bees on Earth

There are an estimated 20’000 species of bees throughout the world, and this number could be even larger as many species are yet to be discovered. Given the vast number … Read more

5 Strikingly Green Bees

Green orchid bee; Euglossa dilemma With glossy metallic green bodies and dark wings, these unique solitary bees are native to Central America, with a range from Mexico to Costa Rica. As … Read more

Bees – 5 Things They Hate

Dark hair The products of a honey bee hive are all entirely edible; the bees, the honey, the larvae, the wax, and so on. For a hungry bear or skunk, … Read more

5 Strikingly Blue Bees

The typical images of bees are the yellow and black stripes common on honey bees and bumblebees. They are the two most commonly used pollinators in agriculture, so their imagery … Read more

Do Bees Hibernate?

beehive in snow

When the temperatures start to get cold and the threat of winter creeps up, honey bees will retreat into their hives and live off their honey stores until spring arrives. … Read more