“Insects are declining worldwide because of pesticide use. This is nuts. We need bees!”
Calling for protection?
Although stingless bees do not have a sting to fend off enemies, they are nonetheless able to defend their hives against attacks. Only four years ago it was discovered that a Brazilian bee species, the Jatai bee, has a soldier caste. The slightly larger fighters guard the entrance to the nest and grip intruders with their powerful mandibles in the event of an attack.
Queen Bee Hillary calling in the troops!
I’m way behind, so it may have been mentioned, but has anybody Thought about Samantha Bee?