The Mysterious bee

Australia, 1979

Film
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Through the use of macro photography and slow motion filming, Phil Simon takes the viewer into the world of the honey bee. We see, first hand, the life cycle of the drone, the worker and the queen bee and their roles and interaction with each other in the colony. A highlight of the video is the fight to the death of two queen bees. Advice is also given on how to keep and handle bees.

Credits

director

Phil Simon

production company

Australian Film Commission

Phil Simon Nature Films

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

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