Bee Sting

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.