11.12.2007

Honeybees Removing Varroa Mites Through Grooming

In this amazing video, you'll witness what is known in beekeeper parlance as "hygienic behavior"—honeybees grooming themselves in an effort to remove the dreaded varroa mites from their bodies.

2 comments:

ilhamiuyar said...

Thankyou for this video,I m very sad,the bees very hard to take out varroa mite.best wishes

Matt @ Bees For Sale said...

Nasty little parasites! Great capture with the video though considering the size of the subject matter!