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Honeybees and Pollination

Canada, 1956 (MIFF 1958, Of Birds and Bees)

Director: L. Gosnell, J. Durden

Close range photography shows the secrets of the beehive, the queen, drones, workers, the building of honeycombs, the feeding of the young, the storage of nectar and pollen and the pollination of plants on the foraging flights.

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