Africanized Honey Bee
by Lily K and Jacklyn K
AFRICANIZED HONEYBEES HAVE THEIR OWN IDENTITIES
- are more aggressive
- guard a larger area around their hives
- become upset more easily by humans and machinery
- respond faster and in larger swarms
- chase threatening humans and animals for as much as a quarter of a mile
- there are 10,000 to 15,000 in each nest
what is the extent?
What solutions have they tried?
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