Thursday, 20 June 2013

AMA: Ask Me Anything

Use the comments section to ask me anything about beekeeping or bees, and I'll try to answer. If your question warrants a particularly complex answer, you might end up giving me an idea for a whole blog post instead.

If I don't have an answer, I'll try to get one by speaking to more experienced beekeepers and get back to you.

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6 comments:

  1. I has ask about BEEEES!!!
    Ask is... what makes them that colour? ^_^

    <Oo¬ bzzzzz

    (see! That's meant to be a bee!!! I R CLEVERS!!!)

    I'm also sleep deprived hyper. Sorries.

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    1. For honeybees, I actually have no idea!

      For bumblebees, depending on the species, it's either wasp mimicry to deter predators (such as in the buff-tailed bumblebee, the bee everyone, you know, associates with bees), camouflage (like in the Tree Bumblebee http://www.fwi.co.uk/blogs/wp-content/uploads/mt/farmersweeklyweb/blogs/rural-life/Tree%20Bee.JPG), or sexual selection, like what peacocks do (the Red Tailed Bumblebee is a good example of that).

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  2. P.S. If you opted in to having captchas on your journal comments, I hate you. You know how friggin difficult they are to read/ type when your eyes are fuzzy to start with?!

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    1. I didn't, actually... I'll have to see if there's an option to turn it off.

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    2. Most sites do let you, I can't actually remember off the top of my head if this does. Hopefully

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    3. It should be gone now. :P

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