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Following the Wild Bees : The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting, Paperback / softback Book

Following the Wild Bees : The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting Paperback / softback


A how-to book on an exhilarating outdoor activity and a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural worldFollowing the Wild Bees is a delightful foray into the pastime of bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that used to be practiced widely but which few people know about today.

Weaving informative discussions of bee biology with colorful anecdotes, personal insights, and beautiful photos, Thomas Seeley describes the history and science behind this lost pastime and how anyone can do it.

The bee hunter's reward is a thrilling encounter with nature that challenges mind and body while also giving insights into the remarkable behavior of honey bees living in the wild.

Whether you're a bee enthusiast or just curious about the natural world, this book is the ideal companion for newcomers to bee hunting and a rare treat for armchair naturalists.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 184 pages, 55 color + 1 b/w illus.
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
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  • Category: Popular science
  • ISBN: 9780691191409

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