Kōrero: Beekeeping

Queen surrounded by workers

Queen surrounded by workers

The larger and longer queen bee is the centre of the workers’ attention. Their main role is to feed her so she can keep producing eggs and replenish the hive population.

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Reference: Be260Smn.tif
Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Beekeeping - The bee colony', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15751/queen-surrounded-by-workers (accessed 3 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008