[ExI] Bees again
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Wed Jan 4 22:50:27 UTC 2012
Fly Parasite Turns Honeybees Into Zombies
Date: 03 January 2012
As if deadly viruses and fungi weren't enough, honeybees in North
America now must also deal with a fly parasite that causes them to
leave their hive and die after wandering about in a zombie-like
stupor, a new study shows.
Now researchers have discovered honeybees parasitized by A. borealis
in 24 of 31 sites across the San Francisco Bay area, as well as other
commercial hives in California and South Dakota.
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