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A Quick View of a Propolis Forager

Propolis is only found within the beehive. Jim briefly describes the activities of a forager trying to gather a load of propolis that has been scraped from another colony. Propolis is vital to the colony, but difficult for bees to manipulate. 

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Questions:

  1. How do bees transport material for making propolis?
  2. What may have attracted the bees to this piece of propolis?
  3. What is the purpose for propolis?