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I've been studying and working with the wool-carder bee for 3 years. Never been stung. Females are very non-aggressive and will usually just try and get out of your way. Males are aggressive to other bees, but can't sting you. Very fun bee to watch, so take the time to watch them! Without fear of being stung.
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