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Short clip of our observation hive on March 20, 2012. First a pic of the marked queen, then some small hive beetles being cornered and attacked by bees, then a video of that, and lastly some video of larvae being discarded. I can only assume the larvae is being tossed out because the bees smell mites on them. These are hygienic Russian "survivor stock" bees that have thrived for years with no chemical treatment whatsoever. They are probably mixed with Italian stock, too, though, as our Russian and Italian hives have been side by side for about 7 years.
 

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I particularly enjoyed the happy child's voice in the background :thumbsup:

You gave me my first look at SHB--we haven't been infested here with that curse---yet.
 
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