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					The Biology Of Honey
        Bees
It is believed that there's approximately
 20,000
 20 000 species of bees worldwide making
 them the interest of bee keepers who
 rely on them to cross pollinate.
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By bees doing that it not only changes
 the flowers species, but changes the
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 quality of the honey they produce.
Bees are also tracked by beekeepers
 when other species of bees cross breed
 with other bees and that allows them to
 keep track of their habits from mating, to
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 the origin of where they come from.
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Honey production is also tracked by bee
 keepers since different species of bees
 will also produce different types of
 honey.
The origination of bees is mostly from
           Europe
 places in Europe, Africa and some parts
 of Asia, but most from immigrants to the
 U.S over the past centuries.
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Antarctica is the only place where bees
 were not found.
The evolutions of bees are derived from
                          cousins,
 wasps since they are cousins with the
 exception that wasps aren't pollinating
 insects and their ability to be organized
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 rivals, beetles, flies, and butterflies.
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Bees are also categorized in two social
 classes that are ideal for beekeepers to
 know in managing bees and bee hives.
Most bees born are usually female, you
           males.
 have few males The females will fight
 each other for control of the hive and
 colony. When most people hear about
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 the African bee they think killer bees
 when in fact the Africanized honeybee is
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 not dangerous. It is a type of bee that is
 the most popular with beekeepers and
                 beekeeping.
 the industry of beekeeping
The African honeybees are the most used
 because they produce clover honey which
 is the most used and produced honey.
Another reason why African bees are
                    they're
 popular is because they re not an
 aggressive species that will readily attack
 someone, but they will attack when
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 they're defending their hive.
Bees are generally docile, but during
 picnics they can get annoying just
 because their sense of smell directs them
 since their eye sight is bad.
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Their sense of smell is what helps them
 find flowers they pollinate and sometimes
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 with the food people eat in this world the
 smell can mimic flowers which can result
 in them getting th i scents mixed up.
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This is why you'll likely find bees
                     trash,
 swarming around trash the food
 wrappers that are left behind by people
 attract them. The sweet scents resemble
 flowers and plants.
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Learn Beekeeping for Beginners and
How To Start Beekeeping here:

 http://www.beekeeping-for-beginners.com/

				
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Description: It is believed that there's approximately 20,000 species of bees worldwide making them the interest of bee keepers who rely on them to cross pollinate. By bees doing that it not only changes the flowers species, but changes the quality of the honey they produce.