Fact of the week

Like all winged Hymenoptera, honey bees have two sets of wings: a larger outer pair and a smaller inner pair. When the bee is flying, the large wing and the small one are hooked together with Velcro-like teeth called hamuli. At rest, the wings are unhooked for easy storage, the outer wing folding over the inner one.

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