Fun Facts about Honey Bees

Honey Bees are amma-zing – they have five eyes and can carry half their weight in pollen.

In winter, you won’t see any Honey Bees around. That is not because they are hibernating, it is just that they slow down and spend their time huddled together to stay warm.

To make one jar of honey, Honey bees have to fly the distance of approximately twice around the planet.

O57IFCOLA6Honey Bees communicate using their bodies and they use a ‘dance’ to give directions to other Honey Bees to tell them where to find food.

Humans rely on plants to survive and more than a third of the food we eat is pollinated by insects and Honey Bees.

Honey is in actual fact nectar that bees have regurgitated and then dried out.

There are over 20,000 known bee species on earth and only a fraction of all the species are Honey Bees.

 

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