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Bees Drinking Water On the picnic day, there was a place with bees drinking water Apis mellifera,Geotagged,Lasioglossum calceatum,Mexico,Western honey bee Click/tap to enlarge

Bees Drinking Water

On the picnic day, there was a place with bees drinking water

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The western honey bee or European honey bee is the most common of the 7–12 species of honey bee worldwide. The genus name ''Apis'' is Latin for "bee", and ''mellifera'' is the Latin for "honey-bearing", referring to the species' production of honey.

Like all honey bees, the western honey bee is eusocial, creating colonies with a single fertile female , many normally non-reproductive females or "workers," and small proportion of fertile males or "drones." Individual colonies can house.. more

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Uploaded Jan 3, 2019. Captured in Unnamed Road, Michoacán, Mexico.