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Because of the nest’s structure, comprising a single comb, the honey storage cells of the giant Himalayan bee are five to ten times longer than those of our Apis mellifera, which measure barely more than half an inch. Solukumbu, Nepal. The tiger men honey hunting

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Image size: 2912x4368 pixels (9.7"x14.6" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2008-05-06

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Keywords

Wild animal / Insect / Hymenoptere / Bee / Giant honey bee (Apis dorsata)

Natural resources use / Agricultural product / Hive product / Honey

Natural resources use / Agriculture / Farmer / Beekeeper

Natural resources use / Fauna use / Honey hunting

Natural resources use / Agricultural product / Hive product / Natural wax

May

Species / Species particularity / Migratory species

World mountain and summit / Himalaya

Crop

Area / Mountain

Asia / Indian subcontinent / Nepal

Shot / Overview

Behavior / Animal construction / Nest

Behavior / Animal construction / Alveole

Carry (to)

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Hand

Individual / Person / Man

Economic activity / Activity / Traditional activity

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Ethnic group / Rai people

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Hymenoptera / Aculeata / Apoidea / Apidae / Apis

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