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Title: A game demonstrating aspects of bumblebee natural history
Authors: Westgarth-Smith, AR
Keywords: Bumblebee game;Bombus;Conopidae;Psithyrus;Thomisidae
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Institute of Biology
Citation: Journal of Biological Education 38: 133-135.
Abstract: The Bumblebee Game is an exciting outdoor game, which demonstrates aspects of bumblebee natural history including food chains, food webs and competition for food, predation by crab spiders, parasitism by Conopidae (Diptera) and brood parasitism by cuckoo bees. It has been played successfully with groups of 10-25 people. Although most suitable for 6-14 year olds, adults have had a lot of fun playing this game.
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Biological Sciences
Institute for the Environment

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