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A New Kind of Threat to Honeybees:  Pirates…Kind of

Honeybees have many adversaries in the wild they struggle against in order to survive. In Zimbabwe, however, there is another adversary that U.S. bees likely haven’t seen before–and hopefully never will. Beekeepers in Zimbabwe–which has a very successful domestic honey market, with writer Lazarus Sauti calling it a “gift”–have been reporting growing issues with “pirate…