bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Sweet home Alabama

Alabama has voted to replace the monarch butterfly with the queen honeybee as he official state insect. Even though the vote was 82 to 2, some renegades (two??) chanted “monarch butterfly” in the background as representative Sue Schmitz extolled the virtues of bees that she estimated are worth $400 million through pollination to the state.


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