Things You Should Know about Africanized Honey Bees, Part 1

img_africanized_bees - huntington beach wasp nest removalAfricanized Honey Bees (AHBs) can be quite defensive and unpredictable. They can be overprotective of their colony. They will not only fight to defend their nest but will also pursue anyone who jeopardizes their home. So if you spot these temperamental bees, call your trusted Huntington Beach wasp nest removal experts who also perform Africanized bee removal.

The reason for their aggressive temperament lies in their genes. The Africanized honey bee is actually a hybrid of a strain of honey bees from Africa, Apis mellifera scutellata. These Africanized bees have inherited many of the behavioral characteristics of their ancestors. African honey bees had to possess these traits in order to survive predators and harsh environmental factors in Africa.

If you want to find out more about these insects, keep on reading! We have prepared some interesting facts you should know about Africanized honey bees.

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The Life Cycle of a Wasp

wasp emerging from nest - costa mesa wasp nest removalHoney bees, wasps and other insects inevitably come with warmer temperatures and sunny days. You may find them annoying or even frightening, urging you to seek Costa Mesa wasp nest removal services. Perhaps you can’t wait for colder days that will free you of these pests.

However, even unusually cold weather won’t affect wasps and save you the trouble next spring. The wasp life cycle will continue, as newly-created wasp queens hibernate over the winter to start a new annual life cycle again.

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6 Facts about Wasps

wasps - santa ana wasp nest removalThese flying insects can be such a nuisance. They buzz around and invade our favorite places by building their nests in our backyards and other open-air areas. Just the thought of being stung by a wasp makes us want to rush to the nearest Santa Ana wasp nest removal experts. And it would be a wise decision. Wasp nest removal should be left to professionals.

If you have some nagging questions about these stinging insects you want to find answers to, keep on reading. Here are several facts about wasps you may want to know.

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What’s the Difference between Bees and Wasps?

Beehive - laguna beach wasp nest removalYou probably know that honey bees and wasps are two different insect groups belonging to the same order, Hymenoptera, and suborder, Apocrita. With your trusted bee experts, you’ve learned that honey bees wouldn’t even exist if wasps hadn’t been around. You’ve found out where honey bees and wasps make their homes, sometimes leaving homeowners with no option but to call Laguna Beach wasp nest removal experts.

To learn how to prevent these insects from becoming a pest in your home, you should also be able to tell the difference between a wasp and a bee. Here are a few key points.

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10 Buzzing Facts about Honey, Part 2

queen cell - bee removal IrvineIn our last article, we pointed out a few facts about honey. The taste of this amber elixir has inspired many people throughout history and instigated cooks to come up with some delicious recipes. Honey is a true delight to the palate. Even in case you’re not a fan, you have to pay respects to the hard-working bees. Thanks to these amazingly industrious little creatures, we can enjoy the benefits of honey. Read on to find out more interesting facts our bee removal Irvine experts have prepared.

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10 Buzzing Facts about Honey, Part 1

beekeeping bee removal garden groveIt’s common knowledge that bees make honey. These miraculous creatures work tirelessly to create one of the most delicious and amazing substances known to man. Not only is honey great as a natural sweetener but it also has incredible characteristics worth buzzing about. Your trusted bee removal Garden Grove experts have prepared several intriguing facts you may not have known.

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Dancing with Bees: the Amazing Waggle Dance

Bee Swarm - Bee Removal Long BeachHoney bees are incredibly organized creatures. In one short season, the colony’s honey bee workers will visit up to 500.000.000 flowers and will make about 90 kilograms of honey. Bees don’t fly in groups, so each bee finds the nectar source individually. But have you ever wondered how these bees can suddenly know precisely where the blooming flowers are?

It’s because they have a remarkable method of telling one another where to find the most productive flowers. This is called the “. Their intriguingly intelligent behavior and the language they developed is quite useful when the food is difficult to find or the food sources differ in quality.

Our Bee Busters experts, that offer bee removal in Mission Viejo and other Orange County communities, present some facts about their astonishing way of communication.

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Orange County Beekeepers’ Advice: What to Do in Case of a Bee Sting

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Getting stung by a bee or wasp is an unpleasant and painful experience, but don’t panic.

If you’re not allergic to the venom, usually the sting won’t have a long-lasting effect on your body. As the reaction to the protein in the venom of the bee or wasp, you may experience swelling, redness, itching and instant sharp pain. In most cases, these symptoms will disappear within a few hours. In the worst case scenario, it’ll go away after a day or two.

For any concerns and honey bee emergencies, contact Bee Busters, Orange county beekeepers and bee removal experts, who will provide bee rescue, relocation or removal.

To find out what to do and how to treat mild and moderate reactions to a bee sting, keep on reading!

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Does cold weather affect the number of wasps?

Place for a Wasp Nest - Anaheim wasp nest removalThis piece of folk wisdom has been around for a very long time. If the winter has been fierce and cold, the summer that follows will be mercifully free of wasps. But is there any scientific backing to this claim? If not, where did this myth originate?

The shortest possible answer is ‘no, wasps won’t be affected by the unusually cold winter’. The reason why, though, is a bit more complex, and it requires some understanding of wasp social structure.

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How Honeybees Evolved From Wasps

Orange County Beekeepers - Strange Places for Beehives - Remove term: Bee Removal Fullerton Bee Removal FullertonWith spring and warmth all around, there are many more insects around, including various bees and wasps. Most people generally have nothing against honey bees but aren’t too keen on wasps. In fact, most of us have wished at some point that wasps never existed. Interestingly enough, if wasps hadn’t been around, we would never have honey bees either.

Most people generally have nothing against honey bees but aren’t too keen on wasps. In fact, most of us have wished at some point that wasps never existed. Interestingly enough, if wasps hadn’t been around, we would never have honey bees either.

Interestingly enough, if wasps hadn’t been around, we would never have honey bees either.

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