What's yellow & black and goes buzz?*

September 19, 2018

Another question, posed by the BBC website today, asks 'Why do we hate wasps and love bees?' https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45566304.

 

On the face of it, it's a good question because both animals (and their hornet cousins) use sting as a powerful defence, but both also make invaluable contributions to the health of the natural environment.

 

We've had a little office tea-break to think about this, and come up with 5 perceptions about each animal that we think helps to explain why we feel the way we do...