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Nest of Stingless bees. The nests are relatively low to the ground and are constructed at heights between 1.93 meters and 2.2 meters from the ground. Nests tend to be dark brown in color in order to blend in with their surroundings. Nest having their rich honey store which needs to be prevented by predators like lizards, spiders etc. To defend they seals pores of the hive with a substance created by mixing its own salivary gland secretions with plant-derived resins. This substance called propolis also has favorable mechanical properties to protect its nest from wind and rain.