Monday, January 20, 2020
Bees On Thot Patrol
Queen stingless bees face a greater risk of being executed if they do not remain faithful to one male, new research has found...
Scientists said queens which mated with more than one worker were more likely to produce infertile offspring, otherwise known as diploid males.
The colony will then execute the queen because the offspring are defective and cannot reproduce...
Scientists found that the queen doubled her chance of being executed if she mated with two males.
Read the whole article over here.