Are We That Far Removed From Honeybees?

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  1. OhWiseOne

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    Large Stinger Support Group?
     
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    i think they are Winged-Wangs.......
     
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    Always comes back to size....ugh....it might be the waggle?
     
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    honeybees are vanishing :frown:
    *recently deleted accounts just got mad ominous*
     
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    absolutely LOVE HoneyBees
    can sit & watch em fr hours

    saw a bloody Japanese Paper Wasp kill one once
    fck i took a swipe and missed the bloody wasp

    shame theyre a dying race'
    (like Frogs)
     
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    Wait while the scout bees, which I will assume are male (go with me here), are head butting and waggle dancing. The queen bee is sitting back just watching and waiting for this male hormone session to end....damn it!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Visit chez Bbucko: I'll show you Honey Bees*.

    *That in no way refutes the claim that they are vanishing as a species.
     
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    They are not "vanishing".
    Bees and frogs share 3 common enemies:

    Monsanto
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    Anywhere their products are sprayed, you will not find those little critters anymore.
    Anywhere their products are not sprayed or have been banned, they are flourishing along with the butterflies, dragonflies, etc.
     
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    I think they're all in my county of residence. We've gone to a virtual no pesticide zone. Fine by me. I get to enjoy them. :biggrin:
     
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    They are not "vanishing".
    Bees and frogs share 3 common enemies:

    Monsanto
    Scott
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    Agree and partially correct i am sure, each country being different no doubt.
    Spent several months following a Sth American prof doing research on the NZ
    frog species, and the deformities caused by them chemicals, (there goes NZs clean green image- on an Island non the less) diabolical.
    other info he gathered suggested otherwise as well..
    Bees & we now have the Varoa Mite, altho export millions of Honey Bees to Canada etc, seems theyre worse affected than us, it goes on and on
    Some species of both are vanishing

    im comming to live in yr County sme69 hah
     
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    You just want to watch them do their waggle dance. I know....haha :smile:
     
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    Haha funny. I don't mind them at all when I go through one of the Starbucks drive thru's. They have it lined with heather.
     
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    Not to be a smartass but, news article just happened to appear today ..

    To Bee Or Not To Bee: The Threat To Australian Food Crops| UWA

    To bee or not to bee: the threat to Australian food crops

    And now a new threat has emerged in the shape of the Varroa mite, which is tipped to enter the country in the next five to 10 years.

    Knowing he Aussies, they will probably BAN our Honey for the next 100 years, like the Apples.
     
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