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Scientists Are Baffled Why This Group Of Bees Built A Spiral Nest

Of the 20,000 varieties of bees in existence, the Australian Tetragonula carbonaria is one of the 500 varieties without a stinger. Do you think that makes them defenceless? Well, think again.  If any bug or insect tries to mess with this bee, it gets sprayed with a mixture of wax, plant resin, and mud — thereby being mummified alive. In fact, these bees are known for being in drawn-out battles with other such stingerless neighbors that lead to bee casualties, a regular coup d’etat.  Read more...

 

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