The leaf cutter empire

The queen bites into a piece of mushroom from her house, keeps it in a special bag inside her mouth until she can start her own colony. She soars into the sky to mate and fertilize her eggs, for more than 20 years! Join the queen and get started in creating your new colony.

World Bee Day

The world of pollinators

In celebration of World Bee Day, Panama’s Summit Municipal Park and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) participated in an event on Sunday May 22nd called The World of Pollinators, to educate visitors about bees and other essential pollinators and their role in sustaining biodiversity.