Queen honeybee’s mating flight, video


This video is about a queen honeybee‘s wedding flight and mating; in slow motion.

See also here.

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.

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