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Honeybee Cams are Live on Explore!

The Honey Bee Hive and Honey Bee Landing Zone cams are back live on explore, giving an intimate look at the life and inner workings of a honey bee colony. These bees have built their communal home inside a large hollow log in the town of Waal, Bavaria, Germany.

The Honey Bee

Brought to you by explore.org fan, riverrocks! Watch them live to better understand the life of the honey bee in all its intricacy, and take the bee quiz challenge!  (HOBOS online)


 2 sweet weeks about the honey bee 4. Necessities of Life While foraging for nectar and pollen, bees inadvertently transfer pollen from the male to the female components of flowers. Each year, bees pollinate 95 crops worth an estimated $10 billion in the U.S. alone. All told, insect pollinators contribute to one-third of the world’s


2 sweet weeks about the honey bee 3. Gettin’ Around To make one pound of honey, workers in a hive fly 55,000 miles and tap two million flowers. (PBS NOVA) See our honey bee hive live cam where they are busy rebuilding their hive in Germany!


2 sweet weeks about the honey bee 1. Appetizing! Bees do not create honey; they are actually improving upon a plant product, nectar. The honey we eat is nectar that bees have repeatedly regurgitated and dehydrated. (PBS NOVA) See our honey bee live cam with an inside view as they rebuild their hive in Germany.

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