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Can Be Taken Some Distance

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Bee Keeping: Mysteries Of Bee-keeping Explained

When bees are taken beyond their knowledge of country, some two miles

or more, the case seems to be somewhat different, but not always

without loss, especially if many hives are set too close. They leave

the hive of course without knowing that the situation has been changed;

perhaps get a few feet before strange objects warn them of the fact.

When they return, the immediate vicinity is strange, and they often

enter their neighbors' domicil.