Bees - FAQs - PEST UK

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Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Bees

Frequently asked questions about bees:

Bees pollinate lots of flowers, plants and crops, and play a vital role in sustaining the planet’s ecosystems.

Honey bees live in hives; bumblebees live in holes in the ground or loft spaces; mason bees live in holes in walls and mining bees live in holes in the ground.

Generally, bees have been declining over the past few years.

Bees do not dislike humans unless they interfere with their nest(s).

Bees do not fart.

Bees will die after they sting you. Generally, the sting from a bee gets left in the body causing an abdominal rupture killing the bee.

Bees do not kiss.

Bees sleep in their hive or nests.

Bees can see you.

Bees are generally not afraid of humans but can become aggressive if they feel their nest is threatened.

Bees are not afraid of anything like us humans, however, they may avoid hornets or other larger creatures.