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A bee goes to work in the honeycomb of a beehive in Osterode Am Harz, Niedersachsen, Germany on May 23.

Photo: Frank May

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Busy bee

A bee goes to work in the honeycomb of a bee hive in Osterode Am Harz, Niedersachsen, Germany, on May 23.

A honeycomb is a mass of hexagonal wax cells built by honey bees in their nests to contain their larvae and stores of honey and pollen.