How Do Bees Mate?


Bees mate above ground and in mid flight. This ends with the death of the drone as he releases his semen. The male drones mate with the queen bee to produce.
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The queen bee takes a mating flight, on which she is pursued by male drones. The drones mate with the queen while in flight.
Several young queens are produced, and the old queen leaves the colony with a swarm of half the workers to find a new hive site. One of the young queens mates and takes over the parent colony.
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