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Carniolan honey bee

The Carniolan honey bee (Apis mellifera carnica) is a subspecies of the western honey bee native to the Balkans and surrounding areas. It is adapted to the Kočevje sub-region of Carniola (now in Slovenia). It is the second most popular among beekeepers (after the Italian bee).

Photo: Richard Bartz

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