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Can a Bee Unscrew the Sting?

When a honey bee stings you, she makes the supreme sacrifice and dies.  She's usually defending her colony. In the process, she leaves behind...

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen getting stung on the wrist. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen getting stung on the wrist. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen getting stung on the wrist. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:04 PM

Honey Bee Biology

The newly revised book, Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping, by Dewey Caron with Lawrence (Larry) John Connor, is a wealth of information. Published by...

Apiculturist Dewey Caron at a Western Apicultural Society meeting. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Apiculturist Dewey Caron at a Western Apicultural Society meeting. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Apiculturist Dewey Caron at a Western Apicultural Society meeting. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Sting

Beekeepers consider stings just a part of their job. However, say the word "bee" and John Q. and Jane Q. Public may not think about the pollination...

Stinger
Stinger

CLOSE-UP of a bee sting. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Site of the Sting
Site of the Sting

THIS WHITE BUMP is the site of a bee sting, about 20 hours old. Beekeepers generally consider stings just a part of the job. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 6:36 PM
Tags: Eric Mussen (288), honey bees (437), stinger (4), stings (3)

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