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Watch extraordinary footage of a bee’s first 21 days of life

Do you know how bees come into the world and grow? Here’s a 60-second video that shows their first 21 days of life.

How do honeybees grow, becoming adult insects? The photographer Anand Varma, together with the laboratory UC Davis dedicated to the study of bees, captured the first 3 weeks of a bee’s life, showing details never seen before. The result is an amazing 60-second time-lapse footage. The video is promoted by National Geographic-Japan, and has been presented by the author during his TED talk. His work also aims to better understand how bees interact with parasites and pesticides that are currently threatening them.

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