Hard to believe, but bees can’t see the color red. However, they can see ultraviolet light.
Not always a big family
Wild bees are solitary, unlike honey bees who live in a hive.
Many wild bees only fly to a certain plant family. If that plant family goes extinct, it means death for that particular wild bee species as well. The technical term for this is “oligolectic”.
All the buzz
As fast as
Death to the bees
A knife tip of the biocide “Fipronil” could kill 42 million bees. It is banned in the EU, but is still exported. (Source: Greenpeace)