Myths and realities
Bumblebees don’t sting – they do, but they don’t have a barb like a conventional bee.
Bumblebees live in trees – they live in the ground, and the queen burrows into dark spaces. Consider a purpose made Bumble Bee Nesting Box
There is only one type – there are four types, including a long-tongue and short-tongue varieties.
They live on their own – no, they form colonies, albeit smaller than honey bees and they do not stay together for the same length of time.
Physics says they should not be able to fly – clearly wrong, they do fly, but not as far as conventional bees.
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