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BEES

There are about 20,000 different species of bees in the world. Bees live in colonies and there are three types of bees in each colony. There is the queen bee, the worker bee and the drone. The worker bee and the queen bee are both female, but only the queen bee can reproduce. All drones are male. Worker bees clean the hive, collecting pollen and nectar to feed the colony and they take care of the offspring. The drone’s only job is to mate with the queen. The queen’s only job is to lay eggs.

Bees store their venom in a sac attached to their stinger and only female bees sting. That is because the stinger, called an ovipositor, is part of the female bee’s reproductive design. A queen bee uses her ovipositor to lay eggs as well as sting. Sterile females, also called worker bees, don’t lay eggs. They just use their ovipositors to sting.

Bees see all colors except the color red. That and their sense of smell help them find the flowers they need to collect pollen. Not only is pollen a food source for bees, but some of the pollen is dropped in flight, resulting in cross pollination. The relationship between the plant and the insect is called symbiosis.
Certain species of bees die after stinging because their stingers, which are attached to their abdomen, have little barbs or hooks on them. When this type of bee tries to fly away after stinging something, part of the abdomen is ripped away.

Bees are a common problem during summer, often when the commercial honey bee seeks to establish a new hive inside a wall cavity of residential or commercial premises. A swarm of bees can be extremely aggressive and are known to attack a person in such large numbers as to cause death. Also they are known to carry highly toxic venom which is injected directly into the victim's bloodstream, thereby inflicting a hideous swelling of the skin, particularly of children and people with a fair complexion. In some cases, death may arise to people who are allergic to the bee venom or who are bitten by the swarm of bees in large numbers. Due to the dangers surrounding the eradication of bees, it is recommended that a professional pest management firm be consulted when honey bees are encountered in a structure. Bees are beneficial insects and sometimes a bee swarm can be removed by a skilled bee keeper without having to rely on destroying the bees

Bubble bees
Bumblebees are considered to be beneficial insects because they pollinate crops and plants. They are very social bees and live in large "families".z

Unlike honeybees, bumblebees can sting more than once because their stingers are smooth and do not get caught in the skin when they fly away.
Worker bees gather both pollen and nectar from flowers to feed to the larvae and other members of the colony.
Bumblebees often nest in the ground, but can be found above ground around patio areas or decks. They will sometimes build their nests in attics or under roof beams. If disturbed, bumblebees will buzz in a loud volume, and they will aggressively defend their nests.
As part of the aggressive defense of their nests, bumblebees will chase nest invaders for long distances. The bumblebee sting is one of the most painful stings. Swelling and irritation can last for days after you are actually stung.

Killer bees
The Africanized Honeybee, also known as the "killer bee" lives in South America and the sdfsWestern and Southern United States. They have been known to chase people for over a quarter of a mile once they get excited and aggressive.

Even though they are called "Killer" bees, their venom is no more dangerous than regular honeybees. Their attacks are more harmful because they tend to attack in greater numbers, increasing your chance of having a severe allergic reaction to the venom released when they sting you.
"Killer bees" can only sting once, because their stingers are barbed and tear off when they try to get away.
Worker bees gather both pollen and nectar from flowers to feed to the larvae and other members of the colony.

Africanized bees have small colonies, so they can build nests in unique places. They have been known to live in tires, crates, boxes, and empty cars.

Their venom is no more dangerous than regular honeybees-they just tend to attack in greater numbers, dramatically increasing the odds of having an allergic reaction to the venom. If you are chased by Africanized honeybees run in a zigzag pattern and seek shelter in a house or car. Do not jump in the water! They will just wait around until you come up for air.

A professional pest control service for bees can eradicate any bees, using the safer more effective insecticides. Additional work may be required to eliminate the honey and honey combs that may be present and attract other pests once the bees are removed or eliminated. We are capable of doing this effectively and with the necessary speed.

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