Wasp Nests and Bee Hives



How can you tell the difference between a yellowjacket and a hornet? And how much cosmic XP do you need to evolve a wasp into a bee? Follow the insect that stung you, and discover the fascinating world of wasp nests and bee hives.
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Sources:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-beguiling-history-of-bees-excerpt/
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/12/061209083342.htm
http://www.earthlife.net/insects/solwasps.html
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https://askabiologist.asu.edu/explore/desert-digger-bees
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http://www.fao.org/docrep/X0083E/X0083E02.htm
http://www.bbka.org.uk/learn/general_information/life_in_the_hive

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bee-apis.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:European_wasp_white_bg.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hornet-vespa.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tulip_Stamen_Tip.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wasp_building_nest.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Guepe.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apis_mellifera_Western_honey_bee.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:European_Honeybee_(Apis_mellifera)_lapping_mouthparts,_showing_labium_and_maxillae..jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spider_wasp_pompilid.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Osmia_conjuncta,_F,_MD,_back_2015-11-20-21.40_(24802012790).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Masonegg.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carpenter_bee.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Carpenter_Bee_Brood_Galleries.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BlattschneiderBiene_Megachile_centuncularis.jpg
Paper Wasp nest
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vespa_crabro_nest_full.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2015-09-20_09_15_13_Yellow-jacket_guarding_the_entrance_to_a_below-ground_nest_along_Terrace_Boulevard_in_Ewing,_New_Jersey.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apoidea.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Humlebibo.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Honey_comb.jpg

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