Bees: A Natural History

by Christopher O'Toole

Bees: A Natural History

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Immerses readers in the world of a group of insects whose diversity of form and behaviour is eloquent testimony to the fine-tuning of natural selection.

Topics include what are bees? (The Wasp Inheritance), bees as foragers, their nesting instinct, on-board computing facility, sun-compass orientation and sense of time, the many ways of being a bee - solitary versus social, miners and masons, leafcutters and carpenters, bees and flowering plants and much more.