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Of the more than 300 species of bees without stingers existing in Brazil, the one that stands out is the Jandaira, from the northeastern remote lands, the hottest and driest region in Brazil. Found mainly in the states of Ceara, Pernambuco, Paraiba and Rio Grande do Norte; these bees produce a very clear, almost transparent honey, with medicinal properties and is highly valued internationally.

The jandairas are considered docile bees that build their hives in hollow trees, thus facilitating beekeeper management: there is no need to use any kind of protective equipment. The main threat to the species is the increasing desertification of the region, which has faced a four-year-long drought.

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