Description: Insect with brown or black, hairy bodies. Generally found in colonies. Many build wax combs.
Habitat: Hollow trees, caves, dwellings. Near water in desert areas.
NOTE: Bees have barbed stingers and die after stinging because their venom sac and internal organs are pulled out during the attack.
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