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Architectural Structure of Collapsed Feral Bee Colony Saved for UC Davis Public Display

The collapsed feral honey bee colony as it looked on Oct. 4 before it was cut and removed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The architectural structure of a collapsed feral honey bee colony in a hollowed-out Eucalyptus tree in a secluded area near the Nut Tree Airport,...

The collapsed feral honey bee colony as it looked on Oct. 4 before it was cut and removed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The collapsed feral honey bee colony as it looked on Oct. 4 before it was cut and removed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The collapsed feral honey bee colony as it looked on Oct. 4 before it was cut and removed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jose Garcia of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Company prepares to save the collapsed colony for display in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jose Garcia of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Company prepares to save the collapsed colony for display in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jose Garcia of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Company prepares to save the collapsed colony for display in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

With part of the tree cut, the feral honey bee colony is ready to be saved. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
With part of the tree cut, the feral honey bee colony is ready to be saved. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

With part of the tree cut, the feral honey bee colony is ready to be saved. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jose Garcia of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Company lowers the tree limb section. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jose Garcia of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Company lowers the tree limb section. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jose Garcia of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Company lowers the tree limb section. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Robert Arndt of the Nut Tree Airport hefts the tree section from Jose Garcia of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Co. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Robert Arndt of the Nut Tree Airport hefts the tree section from Jose Garcia of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Co. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Robert Arndt of the Nut Tree Airport hefts the tree section from Jose Garcia of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Co. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Showcasing the collapsed feral honey bee colony are (from left) Karen Cometta Shepard of Vacaville; Robert Arndt of the Nut Tree Airport; and Jose Garcia and Dennis Stark of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Company. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Showcasing the collapsed feral honey bee colony are (from left) Karen Cometta Shepard of Vacaville; Robert Arndt of the Nut Tree Airport; and Jose Garcia and Dennis Stark of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Company. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Showcasing the collapsed feral honey bee colony are (from left) Karen Cometta Shepard of Vacaville; Robert Arndt of the Nut Tree Airport; and Jose Garcia and Dennis Stark of the Atlas Tree and Landscape Company. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

With the collapsed feral honey bee colony in the foreground, the crew salvages the honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
With the collapsed feral honey bee colony in the foreground, the crew salvages the honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

With the collapsed feral honey bee colony in the foreground, the crew salvages the honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A taste of honey: Honey comb in the hollow of the tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A taste of honey: Honey comb in the hollow of the tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A taste of honey: Honey comb in the hollow of the tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

 
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