How Do Bees Make Wax

Beeswax is one of the most popular bee products used by humans. It is a compound secreted by four pairs of special glands located on the inner side of a bee’s abdomen. Honey is the primary raw material used to make wax. It all starts when bees eat honey and metabolize its sugars. Beeswax is …

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Do Wasps Kill Honeybees?

Many types of wasp (including yellowjackets) kill honeybees as a source of food for their young. This most commonly occurs during summer, when other food sources are running low and the population of wasp colonies reaches the highest point. Why Do Wasps Kill Bees? Honeybees get their food from flowers, collecting nectar and pollen to feed …

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