Bee or Wasp - What’s the Difference?

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4. What do the insects eat?

A bee’s menu consists of pollen and nectar from flowers. Wasps and hornets are sneakier: they also eat sweet fruits and drinks as well as leftover food, and eat other insects. So if you see pollen (little yellow clumps) on the legs of a black and yellow striped insect: it’s most probably a bee!


Honey Bee Honey Bee - Photo: Ikordela/Shutterstock


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