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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Bees

Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee

L. L. Langstroth

1853

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2017-03-25

Yet another book on bees.

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Today I learned bees are much more likely to sting when hungry. So at least according to Reverend Langstroth, if you sugar them up, they'll let you do pretty much anything you want. Smoking might slow them down, but when they come to, they are pissed.