CSIRO welcomes the biggest bee in the world to the Australian National Insect Collection

Megan Doherty
May 20 2023 - 5:30am

With the strong smell of the mothball-chemical naphthalene lingering, a wander through the hallways of the Australian National Insect Collection reveals not only the world's largest bee - ahead of World Bee Day on Saturday - but a tale of an international racket in rare insects.

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Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty


I like telling local stories and celebrating Canberra. Email: megan.doherty@canberratimes.com.au

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