Honey Bees & Beekeeping - Alex Wild Photography
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Apis is not the only honey-making bee. In the new world tropics, colonies of jataí stingless bees (Tetragonisca angustula) are commonly kept for small-scale honey production. Jataí honey is relatively thin, but it fetches a higher market price for its purportedly greater medicinal value.

Morretes, Paraná, Brazil

Apis is not the only honey-making bee. In the new world tropics, colonies of jataí stingless bees (Tetragonisca angustula) are commonly kept for small-scale honey production. Jataí honey is relatively thin, but it fetches a higher market price for its purportedly greater medicinal value. Morretes, Paraná, Brazil

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