Lesson 2.3 Beeswax & Combs: The Nest Structure

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Formation of the honey bee nest: The Honey Bee nest is a series of wax combs hanging from the upper surface of a cavity, eventually braced together and to the sides. When Honey Bees construct their nest of honeycomb, they start at the top of the cavity and build the comb downward. Each successive comb […]

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