Bees swarm

Swarming is part of the natural reproductive life cycle of honey bees and usually occurs when bees increase their population in late spring and early summer.
A swarm may contain up to 30,000 bees - workers, drones, and a queen.
A swarm looks like a clump of bees as all of the workers are gathered around the queen and searching for a new home. "Bees swarm when their current home is too full. The hive decides it's time to divide. Half will stay behind in the current home and make themselves a new queen. The other half and the old queen will leave to find a new home." Read more at Bee-Magic Chronicles

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