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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Fun Bee Facts

Fun Facts about Bees
  • One third of all the food that we eat is pollinated by bees.
  • In a bee’s short lifetime, she flies the equivalent of one and one-half times around the circumference of the earth.
  • Bees can fly as fast as 15 miles per hour.
  • It takes 5,000 flower visits for bees to make one teaspoon of honey.
  • A bee can only sting once. When she stings, her stinger remains in her victim’s flesh. She dies shortly thereafter.
  • A queen bee can lay up to 3,000 eggs per day.

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