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Name: Janet
Status: other
Age: other
Location: CA
Country: N/A
Date: 6/28/2005


Question:
Will Yellow Jackets hang in a large group from a tree. They looked like a nest of bee's one minute they were there and the next they were gone. Why would they do this?


Replies:
I have never heard of yellow jackets behaving this way. Honey bees swarm in that fashion, but yellow jacket queens survive as solitary individuals, the colony expands over the summer, and all but the queen die in the winter. I don't believe they swarm.

J. Elliott


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