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Author Topic: Bumblebee knowledge  (Read 896 times)
Super Bee
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« on: November 20, 2005, 03:06:34 PM »

Interesting that bumblebee exrecetes wax to build honey comb.
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« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2005, 11:33:08 PM »

Bumble bee wax melts between 34º - 40º C (93º - 104º F) compared to the 62º - 66º C (143º - 151º F) melting temperature for honey bee wax. According to the books, bumble bees mix pollen with their wax to improve its strength.
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