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« on: December 25, 2007, 08:44:03 PM »

http://gbcghana.com/news/17483detail.html

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« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2007, 07:47:25 AM »

Stingless bees, then why the protective gear? I think its great whenever people are spreading the word. Thanks for posting.

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« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2007, 08:56:59 AM »

Stingless bees bite. They in some cases have acid they secrete.

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« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2007, 11:54:59 AM »

Brendhan, you think they were working stingless bees in the picture? I have heard of stingless bees but don't know anything about them. Do they resemble honeybees? They make honey like honeybees?

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« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2007, 02:23:14 PM »

JP, check out:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stingless_bee

They produce honey, just a bit different than honeybees.

You still need a veil because even if they don't sting they swarm and probably still go for the dark spots like eyes, nose and mouth....
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« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2007, 11:52:38 PM »

Very cool indeed!

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