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Tens of thousands of bees chased a woman for nearly two days after she accidently captured the hive’s queen in her car. (The Telegraph)
When honey bees need a new emergency queen, they forego the chance to promote members of their own worker subfamilies, opting instead to nurture larvae of ‘royal’ subfamilies, according to a new study: here.
Rebel honeybee workers lay eggs when their queen is away. The rebel workers are also more likely to infiltrate other colonies to have offspring. By Yao-Hua Law, 8:00am, December 4, 2018.