How did the bee stinger evolve? The stinger of a honey bee is used as a weapon to defend the hive. .
Properly understood, evolution is a scientific theory about the development of life . and the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth.
The theory of evolution by natural selection, first formulated in Darwin's book "On the Origin of Species" in 1859, is the process by which organisms change over time as a result of changes in heritable physical or behavioral traits.