"It is that range of biodiversity that we must care for - the whole thing - rather than just one or two stars."
-David Attenborough
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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Bees Can Bite?

A Varroa Mite in a honeycomb
Even though bees are known for their sting, research shows that they have an equally powerful bite. Bees sting when it's victim is to big, but for smaller organisms, it can't sting it, so it bites. Bees bite parasitic mites. Along with their bite, it can stun small animals like mites.

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