Clear, Flexible Division of Labor

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Long Description: 1. Social Buzz: Hives have complex job roles and social orders: queen, caretakers, builders, gatherers, even undertakers!

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Long Description: 2. Live Like a Queen: Queen’s job is to make baby bees; she lives 2-5 years. Female workers and male drones live 1 month. Baby bees take 3 weeks to mature.

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Long Description: 3. Change Jobs: Hives adjust workforce and job tasks to fit immediate needs, such as foraging, caring for young, protection. Builders can become hunters and vice versa!

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