Photo: Zion National Park, Honey Bee
Bee = Insect with four wings that is related to the wasps, gathers pollen and nectar from flowers from which it makes beebread and honey for food, and usually lives in large colonies
May 20 is World Bee Day. The date coincides with the birthday of Anton Janša, who in the 18th century pioneered modern beekeeping techniques in his native Slovenia and praised the bees for their ability to work so hard, while needing so little attention.
August 17 is National Bee Day in Mexico. Hashtag: #DiaNacionalDeLasAbejas
Elephants and bees
DW: Elephants hate bees. In fact, they hate them so much that it gave conservationists an idea: hang beehives in the trees which need protecting and the elephants won’t even go near them! –
Tiny But Mighty – An Imperiled Bee Could Make Big Impact On Mojave Ecosystem