Female bumblebees have stingers without barbs and can sting repeatedly whenever they feel threatened or alarmed. Avoid getting stung by remaining still when confronted by a curious bee, and do not swat at it.Know More
Bumblebees build colonies in the ground. Wear shoes to avoid stepping on a colony in bare feet. Do not wear perfume or brightly colored clothing to a flower garden as these attract bumblebees.
Bumblebees commonly rely on the sun's heat to warm their muscles to 86 degrees Fahrenheit, because that temperature is necessary for flight. Bumblebees also vibrate their muscles to heat them, which creates a humming sound.Learn More
Bumblebee nests can be found in many different places depending on the species. Most prefer dark and dry cavities underground, while some bumblebees make their nests in cavities above ground.Full Answer >
Bumblebees play a very important role in the environment. They collect nectar and make honey. There are over 300 species of bumblebees and they can found in every corner of the world, except the Arctic regions.Full Answer >
The bald-faced hornet stings aggressively when its space is invaded. The female bald-faced hornet is known to sting repeatedly when defending its hanging paper nest.Full Answer >
Mud daubers do have the capacity to sting. However, mud dauber stings are unlikely and rare because they are not an aggressive species of wasp. They typically only sting if mishandled.Full Answer >