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Just saw a massive bee colony


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#1 Online Vendayn - Posted April 25 2020 - 9:20 AM

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This bee ball that split from the colony had billions of bees, it was the size of an entire tree never seen such a massive bee colony. They were everywhere, billions and billions of them. Never even knew bee colonies could get this big, did maybe 10s of thousands of colonies split off and end up combined together like a massive supercolony of bees?


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#2 Offline BugFinder - Posted April 25 2020 - 10:46 AM

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bee colonies generally won't combine like that.  It's just an enorous hive that is probably leaving thier old hive, looking for a new hive.  probably had parasites building up in the old hive or mold or something like that so they are moving.   Hives inside a tree can become truly massive.


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#3 Online Ant_Dude2908 - Posted April 25 2020 - 12:41 PM

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bee colonies generally won't combine like that.  It's just an enorous hive that is probably leaving thier old hive, looking for a new hive.  probably had parasites building up in the old hive or mold or something like that so they are moving.   Hives inside a tree can become truly massive.

This is a joke. And one that should not have been created in the first place.



#4 Offline BugFinder - Posted April 25 2020 - 1:29 PM

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bee colonies generally won't combine like that.  It's just an enorous hive that is probably leaving thier old hive, looking for a new hive.  probably had parasites building up in the old hive or mold or something like that so they are moving.   Hives inside a tree can become truly massive.

This is a joke. And one that should not have been created in the first place.

 

 

what do you mean it's a joke?


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