Amazing facts about bees!
the summer, a single beehive has:
40,000 female house-bees
5,000 to 7,000 eggs
to 11,000 larvae being fed
16,000 to 24,000 larvae developing into
adults in sealed cells
The average worker bee makes 1 1/2 teaspoons
of honey in her lifetime.
Bees are fully grown when they are born.
centuries, bees have been used to guard valuables. In India bandits
used the large Asian honeybee Apis Dorsata to guard loot near mountain
pollinate plants like watermelon and tomatoes. Without bees,
about one-third of the food we eat would not be available!
a temperature of 92-93 degrees Fahrenheit in their central brood nest
regardless of whether the outside temperature is 110 or -40 degrees.
stings—most of the time, when people think they have been stung by a bee,
they have actually really been stung by a yellow jacket. Yellow jackets
bees! Yellow jackets can sting you multiple times. When a bee stings, it