Honeybees and beehives are becoming rare all over the world. Recently I saw this enormous beehive on the top of a tall building near my home. When I went to click it, I saw the remains of an earlier beehive at the same place. Greedy hands had robbed the earlier one, but the bees , which are creatures of habit, returned to the same spot again.
You can see a lone bee returning to the hive in this photo.
Bees not only provide us with honey and beeswax, but they are our invaluable friends. They pollinate our food crops. The alarming situation now is that the number of various types of honeybees is dwindling. This may be due to parasites which attack the bees, or habitat destruction , or just unthinking greed of humans.
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That's huge beehives!ReplyDelete
We had one in my house while I was young. ;)
huge hives indeed!ReplyDelete
Although I'm a little scared of bees, I do thank them for the wonderful job they do.ReplyDelete
I had one in my own balcony sometime back. Got lot of pure honey without harming them. :)ReplyDelete
The size of the beehive is indeed amazing! Sad what is happening to the bees, like what is happening to so many creatures in our world today. Marvelous captures and a great post for the day!ReplyDelete
Wonderful shots of the beehive.ReplyDelete
how wonderful to find them. I never knew tehy could build their hives so high above ground. Nice shots.ReplyDelete
It is so sad to learn that the population of bees is diminishing so rapidly. We cannot do with out them. My husband was always wanted to have hives on the property...maybe one day he will get his wish. I loved seeing the unique hive. It is one big baby! genieReplyDelete