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First 21 Days Of Bee’s Life Revealed In Hypnotizing 60-Second Timelapse
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Animals, Nature7 years ago

First 21 Days Of Bee’s Life Revealed In Hypnotizing 60-Second Timelapse

The first 21 days of a bee’s life are captured in this inspiring video by photographer Anand Varma. Bees pollinate 1/3 of the world’s food crop but are being threatened by the Varroa destructor mite; Varma was hired to document the process. While scientists have succeeded in breeding a mite-resistant bee, it lacks other desirable traits such as gentleness and the ability to store honey. More details are explained in the Ted Talk below. (More info: varmaphoto h/t: thisiscolossal)

A TED Talk explaining the video:

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ChloeClik
Community Member
7 years ago

Absolutely incredible! I've never seen anything like it, this is amazing. Congratulations!

GeorginaBurns
Community Member
7 years ago

Fascinating. We must do every thing in our power to save the bees, without them we are dead!

BrianSieb
Community Member
7 years ago

what were the little mite like insects on top of larvae?

JoanneJones
Community Member
7 years ago

Unfortunately that is the Varroa mite. It is only found in a honey bee colony and bee keepers are constantly trying to get rid of it.

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JerryBlackwell
Community Member
7 years ago

This video should have a caption to specify Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, etc..

CristinaErhan
Community Member
7 years ago

Extraordinary!!!!! That's the miracle of life!!!! Outstanding!!!!

DannySmith
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7 years ago

Wow! Amazing! Our God is sure creative!

SusannaVesna
Community Member
7 years ago

Poor little bees :'(

TeaBerries
Community Member
7 years ago

A less than enthusiastic applause at the end...

FrancoiseRichards
Community Member
7 years ago

Fascinating

CriisLeonel
Community Member
7 years ago

Im afraid of bees :P, check my site: http://tepegaste.com

CozyCabinClothing
Community Member
7 years ago

Neat!!!

SueMacpherson
Community Member
7 years ago

Nasty varroa vampires. Wish the bees could eat them!

GiuntergrassPeciukonis
Community Member
7 years ago

OK sorry. Don't bother

GiuntergrassPeciukonis
Community Member
7 years ago

was that a tick in 30th second?

TomasGonzalez
Community Member
7 years ago

U can see them mite things crawling around in there with them too.

Melodie
Community Member
7 years ago

0_0

MarkFlower
Community Member
7 years ago

Interesting about the breeding bees

ChloeClik
Community Member
7 years ago

Absolutely incredible! I've never seen anything like it, this is amazing. Congratulations!

GeorginaBurns
Community Member
7 years ago

Fascinating. We must do every thing in our power to save the bees, without them we are dead!

BrianSieb
Community Member
7 years ago

what were the little mite like insects on top of larvae?

JoanneJones
Community Member
7 years ago

Unfortunately that is the Varroa mite. It is only found in a honey bee colony and bee keepers are constantly trying to get rid of it.

Load More Replies...
JerryBlackwell
Community Member
7 years ago

This video should have a caption to specify Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, etc..

CristinaErhan
Community Member
7 years ago

Extraordinary!!!!! That's the miracle of life!!!! Outstanding!!!!

DannySmith
Community Member
7 years ago

Wow! Amazing! Our God is sure creative!

SusannaVesna
Community Member
7 years ago

Poor little bees :'(

TeaBerries
Community Member
7 years ago

A less than enthusiastic applause at the end...

FrancoiseRichards
Community Member
7 years ago

Fascinating

CriisLeonel
Community Member
7 years ago

Im afraid of bees :P, check my site: http://tepegaste.com

CozyCabinClothing
Community Member
7 years ago

Neat!!!

SueMacpherson
Community Member
7 years ago

Nasty varroa vampires. Wish the bees could eat them!

GiuntergrassPeciukonis
Community Member
7 years ago

OK sorry. Don't bother

GiuntergrassPeciukonis
Community Member
7 years ago

was that a tick in 30th second?

TomasGonzalez
Community Member
7 years ago

U can see them mite things crawling around in there with them too.

Melodie
Community Member
7 years ago

0_0

MarkFlower
Community Member
7 years ago

Interesting about the breeding bees

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