Like honey bees — but unlike most native bees — bumble bees are social creatures that… live in colonies and play a critical role as pollinators. Their wings beat about 130 times per second allowing buzz pollination, vibrating flowers until they release pollen to help plants produce more fruit. Bumble bee colonies die in late fall except for new queens. They overwinter in small holes just beneath the surface, emerging in spring to lay eggs and create new colonies. Show More
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