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Junk-food honey bees

Someone forwarded a link to this New York Times story yesterday, and it got me thinking about the junk that honey bees eat.  Every fall, people report problems with honey bees being attracted to trash cans, soda cans, and all variety of sweet things.  I’ve always believed this phenomenon was due to the combined effect of a declining natural supply of nectar and possibly an enhanced craving for carbohydrates prior to winter (stoking the fires for a long, cold winter). While the honey bee PR groups would probably… Read More →