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Young Bees Take Care of Bee Babies Called Larvae

Caption: Young bees take care of bee babies called larvae. A bee larvae looks somewhat like a croissant, and each baby has her own hexagonal compartment inside the nest of the colony. The young bees patrol the nest and inspect each compartment to clean and feed the larvae.

Credit: Bente Smedal

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