December 7, 2006 3:59am CST
Abee's sting contains a mix of poisonous substances including acidic apitoxin.the bee leaves its barb and poison sack in the skin.the sting can be treated by rubbing on a weak solution of bicarbonate of soda,an alkali that counteracts the acid
7 Dec 06
The small bee did this several times, and then settled on the lupin once it had chased the large bee away. Is this normal "beehaviour"? I have never seen bees attack each other before. A minute after this incident another bee flew towards the lupin, but the small bee chased this one away, as well.