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QueenSpotting: Meet the Remarkable Queen Bee and Discover the Drama at the Heart of the Hive; Includes 48 Queenspotting Challenges

QueenSpotting: Meet the Remarkable Queen Bee and Discover the Drama at the Heart of the Hive; Includes 48 Queenspotting Challenges

by Hilary Kearney

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Overview

At the Center of Every Beehive Is the Queen Bee

Though she rarely leaves the hive, the queen bee's days are marked by dramatic events, from battles for dominance in the virgin death match to aerial romance in a cloud of drones. Follow urban beekeeper and swarm catcher Hilary Kearney on a trip deep inside the golden, fragrant, buzzing hive for a vivid exploration of the queen bee's fascinating life and domain.

Take the Queenspotting Challenge. Can you find the Queen?


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635860375
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 04/30/2019
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 281,729
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hilary Kearney is the author of QueenSpotting and the creator of Girl Next Door Honey, a beekeeping business that offers educational opportunities to hundreds of new beekeepers each year. She maintains the blog Beekeeping Like A Girl and her writing on bees has appeared in Modern Farmer and Grit magazines. Her work has been the subject of features in Huffington Post, Vogue, Mother Earth News, and other outlets. She rescues wild bee colonies and manages around 90 hives in her hometown of San Diego, California.
 

Table of Contents

Preface: Flash of Splendor
How to Use This Book
Why Find the Queen?

Inside a Honey Bee Colony
Queenspotting Puzzles: Easy
Queenspotting Puzzles: Intermediate

The Life of a Queen Bee
Queenspotting Puzzles: Intermediate
Queenspotting Puzzles: Advanced

How to Spot the Queen
Queenspotted! (Answer Key)

Glossary
Index
Metric Conversion Chart














 

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