This fascinating video by photographer Anand Varma reveals the first 21 days of a bee's life in just 60 seconds. Bees pollinate 1/3 of the world’s food crop however they are threatened by the Varroa destructor mite. Anand was hired to document the process. Despite scientists developing a bee that is resistant to the Varroa mite, the bee still lacks other important traits such as the ability to store honey. You can learn more about it in the video below:
From larva to pupa to full grown bee.