Captured on Comb: Watch How Bees are Born

Its can be tough to see the queen. She is always guarded by worker bees because of her high status in the hive. This time, not only we did we spot the queen, but we watched her laying eggs across comb cells.

Its a quick process. A productive queen bee can lay up to 2000 eggs per day!!

Here is a video I captured while working with master beekeeper Ishwori Khatiwoda in Chitwan, Nepal. Bees are Apis mellifera. Watch to see her majesty in action:

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