Fun Facts
*  Did you know honeybees possess five eyes?
*  Honeybees do not recognize the color red!  What would you do if you could not see the color red?
*  A single hive contains approximately 40-45 thousand bees. It’s a full house!
*  Queen honeybees can lay up to 3,000 eggs in one day and can live up to 2 to 3 years .  
*  A worker bee only lives about 28-35 days.  She makes the most of her time!
*  Honeybees have been producing honey for the past 150 MILLION years!
*  Honey is nectar that honeybees have repeatedly regurgitated and dehydrated. Mmmmmm!
*  In the course of a worker bee’s lifetime she will produce 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey.  What a small     amount for such a hard worker.
*  A honeybee is the only insect that produces food eaten by man.  Thanks bees!
*  A honeybee visits up to 100 flowers during a collection trip.
*  Male honeybees are called drones.  They do not work, have no stinger, and their only purpose is to     mate.  What a life!
*  Each honeybee colony has a unique odor for members’ identification.
* A honeybee flies approximately 15 miles per hour.  Can you move that fast?
* Honeybees will usually travel around 3 miles from their hive.  
*  Did you know honeybees are the ONLY bees that die after they sting?
* Honey NEVER spoils!  
*  Honeybees are responsible for 80% of all fruit, vegetable, and seed crops in the United States.
*  Honey is the only food that includes all the substances necessary to sustain life, including water!
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