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Bees

There are about 20,000 species of bees and they collect pollen from flowers.

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Bees

There are about 20,000 species of bees and they collect pollen from flowers.

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Bees are flying insects of the Hymenoptera, which also includes ants and wasps. There are about 20,000 species of bees. Bees collect pollen from flowers. Bees can be found on all continents except Antarctica. Bees fall into four groups which are Honeybees, Bumblebees, Stingless bees and Solitary bees. The European Honey Bee, is kept by humans for honey. Keeping bees to make honey is called Beekeeping, or apiculture.

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