Ewww! How a bee’s stinger works – up close and personal.

Discover the fascinating complexity of honeybee stingers under an electron microscope, and learn how they work to defend the hive. This video explores the intricate structure and function of a bee’s stinger, comparing diagrams to actual footage and high-resolution images. Uncover the details of the venom delivery system and how it enables bees to protect their colony. Although honeybees are gentle creatures, their stingers pack a powerful punch that can cause intense pain or even be deadly in rare cases. Get ready to appreciate one of nature’s most amazing weapons!