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Strange bee hive - Apis mellifera

Strange bee hive - Apis mellifera
Frisco, Collin County, Texas, USA
August 26, 2011
Size: about 12 inches diameter
This beehive was found in a restaurant parking lot. I have never seen this kind of structure with a beehive and was curious what kind of bees they were. The second image is a crop of the first for a closer view.

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Thanks for the info Charley
Thanks for the info Charley

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Moved from ID Request.

i'd
like to get my paws a chaunk of that honey comb, they can call a beekeeper and he will put the colony in a real hive

Honey bees (Apis mellifera)
This is what their hives look like when they can't find a cavity to nest in.

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