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Bee Hotel

Designed for Red Mason bees which are 50 times more effective at pollination than honey bees, the 'hotel' which has four walls and a roof, has 300 individual 'apartments.'

 

"Red Mason are extremely docile and rarely sting. Instead of collecting the pollen on their legs they actually collect it on a bunch of hairs on their stomach and they just flop down on the flowers and have a rummage about."

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Taken on July 15, 2011