Hibernating bumblebee queens can survive days of watery submersion

By KASPERA 0 Min Read
The view from above of a bumblebee queen in the hole in the soil she is hibernating in. Most visible are her wings and a little bit of fuzz near her head, surrounding by brown dirt.

Life for a bumblebee queen isn’t always regal, nor cushy. In the spring, she starts to build her colony. But before that, she must survive winter by hibernating alone …read more

Source:: Science Explores

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