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FUN FACTS ABOUT HONEY BEE'S

DID YOU KNOW?

It takes 12 bees's their entire life to make 1 tsp of honey.

Only female bee's sting.

Honey bee's communicate through phermones passed on through feeding.

Drones (male bee's) die after mating.

Honey bee's are the only insect producing food that humans eat.

Honey Bee's can't see the color RED, but due to ultraviolet patters, they visit red flowers.

Bee's do a "WAGGLE DANCE" to inform other bees about the location, quality and quantity of nectar.

Honey bee's have 5 eyes- 3 simple on top of head and 2 compound.

Ancient Egyptians used honey for food, medicine and embalming the dead.

Honey bee's have glands that secrete an enzyme and it mixes the nectar in its mouth and dropped into a honey comb in the hive.

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