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A volunteer uncaps honeycomb from a beehive. He is using a fork to remove the wax cappings from the comb. The honeycomb can then be cut into sections or put in a centrifuge to extract the honey. The empty comb can be re-used and the wax cappings are saved to make beeswax. Photographed at Earthworks Urban Farm, which produces food for a soup kitchen in Detroit, Michigan , USA.
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