Honey Bees & Beekeeping - Alex Wild Photography
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A bee's sting apparatus, with associated venom glands, remains in the beekeeper's skin to maximize venom delivery. The stinger also releases a banana-like odor that serves as a marker to other guard bees.

A bee's sting apparatus, with associated venom glands, remains in the beekeeper's skin to maximize venom delivery. The stinger also releases a banana-like odor that serves as a marker to other guard bees.

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