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Why is it important for males to court females after mating with them?

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Digger Bee brood pot with larva

Digger Bee brood pot with tiny larva inside.

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Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.