Story: Wasps and bees

Wild honeybees inside a hive (2nd of 3)

Wild honeybees inside a hive

Wild honeybees are the same species (Apis mellifera) as domestic ones, but have built hives in the wild. This group of worker bees is tending the honeycomb.

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John Early, 'Wasps and bees - Introduced bees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by John Early, published 24 Sep 2007