10 FUN FACTS ABOUT 

 

Bees
 

  1. The reason bees are so noisy is because they beat their wings 11,400 times in one minute!

  2. Only female bees can sting. Male bees don’t have stingers.

  3. Honey bees communicate through a series of dance moves.

  4. A hive of bees will fly over 55,000 miles to make 1lb of honey and can create 100lbs of honey in a year.

  5. Bees can sense the hormone a human gives off when they’re scared. If they feel their hive is threatened they’ll attack.

  6. The Honey Bee is the only insect that makes food man can eat.

  7. Each Honey Bee from the same hive has their own specific color identification.

  8. The Ancient Egyptian King Pepy II came up with a clever insect repellent. He would cover a slave completely with honey so they would be attracted to the honey and not him.

  9. Eating honey makes you smarter! It has an antioxidant that improves brain functions.

  10. 1 bee has 5 eyes! Check them out in the photo above.  

 

 

 

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