Bees can measure up to 1 inch in length. The size of a bee depends on what it does for the hive. The queen is larger than the female worker bee and the male drone bee. More »

There are three basic sizes of bee hive frames: deep, medium, and shallow. They differ in the vertical measurements, but the length and width is generally the same. The measurements will vary slightly depending on the ma... More »

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The dire wolf was about 6 feet 6 inches long and lived from the Pleistocene epoch until about 10,000 years ago. Dire wolves are famous not just for being featured on "Game of Thrones," but because over 2,000 have been ex... More »

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Bees weigh approximately one tenth of a gram. Worker bees can carry up to one half of their weight. A bee's maximum flight range is approximately 5 kilometers, or about 3 miles, but most bees gather nectar closer to the ... More »

The easiest ways to identify bee species are through color, size and by the presence of a pollen basket on the abdomen. Two of the most common bees, the honey bee and bumble bee, share many features. More »

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A young bee is called a larva or pupa. A larva is the small white worm that precedes the pupal phase of a bee's life cycle. The pupa is the life cycle phase in which a larva physically changes into an adult bee. More »

A male bee is called a drone. Male honeybees do not have stingers and are the product of an unfertilized egg. The female worker bees collect nectar and pollen, but the sole purpose of a drone's life is to mate with the q... More »