Secrets of Bumblebees

I know a great deal about honey bees, their habits are nesting in hives and their Queen traits and histories. I realize I know nothing at all about bumblebees period. Today and what’s amazing about that they are much more prolific and much more Hardy and very different from Honey Bees… 💪😃👀

Published on Nov 11, 2018

This film follows a young bumblebee-queen through a year to experience the life of these little furry beasties. 13:34 Abejorra vs Ratón They are chubbier, fuzzier and more leisurely than their sisters, the bees.

They are a lot less aggressive and awe-inspiring than their cousins the wasps. Compared to honey bees, these social insects have long been poorly researched, though they’re at home in temperate regions throughout the Northern Hemisphere and South America.

A few tropical species form colonies lasting several years, but elsewhere only the summer’s new queens survive into next spring. Macro and high-speed cinematography allow us to witness their behavior, understand their biology, experience their unique abilities and leave us in awe of these droll little harbingers of spring. Screenplay/Director: Kurt Mündl Country: Austria Year: 2013

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