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Offline Rich V

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Drones ????
« on: February 17, 2005, 10:46:48 AM »
I understand the reason a drone has no father. Will someone explain to me how he has a Grandfather.

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« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2005, 11:04:01 AM »
The Queen that laid him had a father.

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« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2005, 11:26:08 AM »
Quote from: Rich V
I understand the reason a drone has no father. Will someone explain to me how he has a Grandfather.

Rich V.


Really clever!

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« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2005, 11:59:23 AM »
a grandfather vs. grandfathers
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« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2005, 08:26:40 PM »
The queen had a father, but she lays an unfertilzed egg (fatherless) which results in a drone. I guess you could interpret this as asexual reproduction, worms do this as well as some other species of insects.      only the female of this species needs a male to replicate. Also to further complicate this workers can also produce drones and they never mate,but now I am told some laying workers can produce females also--- a little confusing huh? I thought so. :? Of couse you are joking.



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