Detection licking sweat bees to survive

Detection licking sweat bees to survive

Alakanuk : AK : USA | Apr 29, 2012 at 6:03 AM PDT
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American experts have discovered a new species of beesforaging in highly unusual way in New York City: lick the sweat to survive.

A new bee of weapons in the city was nicknamed "big apple" of America. Tiny insects, the size of sesame seeds, mainly feed on thesweat, literally.

The Wall Street Journal quoted an entomologist John Ascher of the Museum of Natural History has said the bees landed on every handand sipping the salty taste of sweat.

North America is home to thousands of species of native bees, butthey have long since been forgotten before the immigration of honey bees, which for better security and sweet wax.

Therefore, when caught this strange bees in Prospect Park inBrooklyn in 2010, scientists Ascher takes a long time to determineits identity, thanks to the support of experts in Jason Gibbs CornellUniversity.

Unlike fellow European, sweat bees do not make much secret, but rarely bite anyone. They are preferred prey or are sweating a lot,according to experts Ascher.
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Detection licking sweat bees to survive
Sweat bees in New York - Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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