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Where do bees make their nests?
The honey bees that we have in the UK would, in the absence of the hives humans provide, make their nests in hollow trees or buildings. In fact anywhere that they might hang some comb from would suit the bees. Other bees burrow down into the ground, under rocks, in piles of grass or leaves - all sorts of places. ...
Are honey bees the only bees that make honey?
No, honey bees are not the only bees that make honey. The bees in question (Apis spp) just happen to be the most famous of the world's natural honey-makers. Other apian examples include bumble and stingless bees. ...