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  author={Apis Mellifera},
The n a t u r a l h o n e y bee nes t was s tudied in detai l to be t t e r u n d e r s t a n d the honey bee's n a t u r a l l iv ing condi t ions . To descr ibe the nes t site we made e x t e r na l o b s e r v a t i o n s on 39 nes t s in h o l l o w trees . We collected and dissected 21 of these t rce nes t s to describe the nes t a rch i tec ture . No one tree genus s t rong ly p r e d o m i n a t e s a m o n g bee trees. Nest cavi t ies are ver t ica l ly e longa te and a p p r o x i m a… 

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