SWARMING OF STINGLESS BEES

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Stingless Bees

“Despite their small size, stingless bees play important roles in the ecosystem, especially pollination HERE, HERE and HERE.

Stingless Bees

“In mid-May 2016, a swarm of such bees caught my eyes at a local park.

Stingless Bees

“They were aggregated over a wall, with many hovering in the air while others were apparently wrestling with each other on the substrate. Their agitated behaviour suggests a possible confrontation between two colonies competing for territory and resources.

“Video clips of these restless stingless bees may be previewed here:”

Dr. Leong Tzi Ming
Singapore
23rd August 2016

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