Honey bee Predators & Competition (77 images)

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Honey bee Predators & Competition -
Since the dawn of time, bee colonies have been confronted with three types of predators. There are the hunters: praying mantises, wasps, hornets, the aggressive parasites such as mites and the attacking honey-lovers such as bears and humans who shamelessly pillage the reserves gathered for winter as well as the colonies’ larvae. These predators could put the colonies into peril and threaten the survival of the species but the diversity of...
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