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More Bad Bees

Following yesterday’s post on thieving Bumble-bees, it has been brought to my attention that Bumble-bees’ degenerate behaviour does not stop at nectar larceny – the bee-equivalent of shoplifting a four pack of lager from the local corner shop. It gets … Continue reading

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When Bumble Bees go bad

I was shocked to read in the Economist that some of our cherished bumble bees are actually criminals.  Short-tongued bumblebees break into some types of flowers and steal their nectar without having to earn their living by transporting pollen between … Continue reading

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