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Old 09-28-2004, 05:15 PM   #1
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Are honey bees the only bee type thingy that makes honey or do the other ones make it as well?
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Wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets don't produce honey, hunny.
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Wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets don't produce honey, hunny.
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Besides honey bees, only black jacks aka bumble bees(they're black and yellow) make honey. However, the bumble bees only make enough for consumption, they don't store it like the honey bees do.

That said, bumble bees are still good to have around since the pollinate our flowers and our produce. Other types like hornets and wasps don't pollinate. In recent years we had a problem with our honey bees. We lost a large percentage to some sort of mite or something that destroyed around 80-90% or so of them. Now you only see them now and then, but you used to see them everywhere. They are slowly on the comeback, but until then the bumble bee is real important to have around to pollinate things.
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If it were up to me Id only have bumble bees flying around cause they all scare the sh** out of me!
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Wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets don't produce honey, hunny.
Awww, you are so sweet.
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bumble bee'* are cute
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bumble bee'* are cute
haha everything is cute until it takes a piece out of you
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haha everything is cute until it takes a piece out of you
That.... or...

Leaves the stinger in you!!
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i remember some years ago, i was playing around, and accidentally swatted a bumble bee with my hand. i was worried that he was going to take some recourse, but he just buzzed around for a second, and then took off. was realy nice about the whole incident...

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