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Offline Finsky

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Bumblebee knowledge
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« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2005, 12:33:08 AM »
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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