Bees & Wasps
The bees were preserved well enough for researchers to make out small features, like their legs and antennae.
The invasive yellow-legged hornet, which preys on honey bees, has been spotted in Georgia for the first time.
DNA analysis indicates the world's most common bee originated in northern Europe around 780,000 years ago, before spreading into East Africa and Arabia around 120,000 years later.
Reference By producing masses of this sweet substance, honeybees can stay active throughout the winter period. But how do they make it?
Wild queen bumblebees get killed by worker bees inside commercial hives after they are lured in by vibrant colors and the promise of usurping the resident queen.
Bees can electrify the air by as much as 1000 volts per meter, or more than a thunderstorm.
About 30 million years ago, resin hardened around a flower and a parasitic wasp, preserving clues to their relationship in an ancient ecosystem.
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