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The Sting

The Sting

Ouch! So, you’ve been stung by a bee. If you’re a beekeeper, an occasional sting is a natural part of beekeeping. UC Davis apiculturist Eric Mussen says that the average beekeeper may be stung approximately 3000 times a year. Mussen...

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The Sting

The Sting
The Sting

Here's a close-up of what the stinging apparatus looks like in the skin. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at 6:20 PM

A Honey of a Ride

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A funny thing happened on the way from El Cerrito to UC Davis on Friday, Aug. 1. And it wasn't even Friday the 13th. At 7 a.m., a group of UC Davis employees approached their commuter van in an El Cerrito parking lot. But, after glancing at the...

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UC Davis apiculturist Eric Mussen (left) explains bee behavior to Keir Reavie, head of the Biological and Agriculture Sciences Department at Shields Library.

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spidereatingbee

A spider in the Shields Library parking lot feasts on an El Cerrito bee.

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beeonhand

Bees swarm in and out of the door frame.

Posted on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 1:04 PM
Tags: commuter ride (1), Eric Mussen (244), honey bees (73), Keir Reavie (1), swarm (2), vanpool (1)

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