The honeybee is the bee with a sting. If you have ever been
stung by a bee you know how painful it can be. The sting is
a defence mechanism which is probably designed to protect
not the individual bee (as the bee dies after inflicting the
sting) but more the nest in which the bee is working hard to
support. The sting has ........... Bees can sometimes be
found low to the ground in search of their precious pollen.
Flowers like dandelions are an attractive food source to the
honeybee. Unfortunately for anyone walking barefooted
they are potentially at risk of accidently treading on the bee,
resulting in a sting.