Drone bees give their all to mate with the queen. Passing genetic material to the future.

This New Sperm Bank for Honey Bees Could Help Fight Colony Collapse Disorder

Drone bees give their all to mate with the queen. Passing genetic material to the future.

Drone bee    http://brandondonnalee.org/category/blankenship-farms/

Drone bee http://brandondonnalee.org/category/blankenship-farms/

Honey Bee Watercolor Art Print  Worker Bee  Drone Bee

Honey Bee Watercolor Art Print - Worker Bee - Drone Bee - Honey Bee - Beehive - Beekeeping - Bee Art - Bee Illustration - Melittology - B700

Illustrations naturalists and scientists - Paintings insects - Gallery - Category: entomological illustrations - Image: Earth Bumblebee

Illustrations naturalists and scientists - Paintings insects - Gallery - Category: entomological illustrations - Image: Earth Bumblebee

Drone bees give their all to mate with the queen. Passing genetic material to the future.

This New Sperm Bank for Honey Bees Could Help Fight Colony Collapse Disorder

Drone bees give their all to mate with the queen. Passing genetic material to the future.

Burt Talks to the Bees: Drone Bee | Isabella Rossellini's Kooky Educational Films about Bees via brain pickings

Burt Talks to the Bees: Drone Bee | Isabella Rossellini's Kooky Educational Films about Bees via brain pickings

How to Know if You’d Make a Good Beekeeper - alternative income streams for the outdoor entreprenuer

How to Know if You’d Make a Good Beekeeper - alternative income streams for the outdoor entreprenuer

Drones are male honey bees. They develop from eggs that have not been fertilized, and they cannot sting, since the worker bee's stinger is a modified ovipositor (an egg laying organ).  A laying worker bee will exclusively produce unfertilized eggs, which develop into drones.  http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/understanding-the-role-of-the-drone-bee-in-a-hive.html

Drones are male honey bees. They develop from eggs that have not been fertilized, and they cannot sting, since the worker bee's stinger is a modified ovipositor (an egg laying organ). A laying worker bee will exclusively produce unfertilized eggs, which develop into drones. http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/understanding-the-role-of-the-drone-bee-in-a-hive.html

Love seeing Bumble Bees in my yard. They just go about their business.

Love seeing Bumble Bees in my yard. They just go about their business.

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