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Honey bees are 'social' insects because they live in 'societies' or colonies of many thousands of individuals, where each member of the colony performs different tasks for the greater good of the colony as a whole. Honey bees would be unable to survive without the rest of the colony.

This is not true of all bees, some bumble bees live a less social life, living alone, or in very small groups.

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