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Parasitic fly threatens US honey bees

Researchers say spread of parasitic fly is a 'mortal' threat to bees, which are needed to pollinate crops.

Last updated: 06 May 2014 16:31
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Honey bee colonies in the US are under threat from a parasitic fly that lays its eggs inside the bee.

Researchers say the parasite could be a mortal threat to bee populations through out the US/

Honey bees pollinate billions of dollars worth of crops each year.

Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports.

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