Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The first 21 days of a bee’s life, Anand Varma


Anand Varma is a biologist. He got into beekeeping after he is asked to photograph a story on honeybees for National Geographic. Check his photos:



Bee pupa developing eyes.


Bees ready to emerge.

Read the story at National Geographic:




You can find his TED talk, here:

3 comments:

  1. Super! I never seen this process. Now I can imagine how beautiful it looks. They are so exquisite and sophisticated. I can't wait till I go to my granny. She's 2 000 bees, she says.

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  2. This is so exciting! Unfortunately, I heard that pesticides and certain viruses have contributed to the honeybees' decline and ruin, what is just insufficient!

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  3. I have never seen how the bees get ready to emerge. How long does this process take? Only 3 full weeks?

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