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Caribbean Honey Bees

Caribbean honey bee. Photo by author.

When you think of honey bees, what color do you think of? Yellow and black, right? That’s the Apis Mellifera, or Western honey bee. But there are at least 43 other species of the honey bee, in a wide variety of colors.

The Caribbean honey bee is brown and black, with golden “fur”.



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Jennifer Dunne

Regular contributor to The Daily Cuppa & Dancing Elephants Press📚Author of fiction and non-fiction✏️Topics: cats, positivity, life, and living in the Caribbean