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Top Twenty Popular Facts about Honeybees

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Honeybees pollinate approximately 80% of all fruit, vegetable and seed crops in the United States.

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Researchers think it would take about one ounce of honey for a bee to fly around the world. Report Abuse
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In one year a beehive can make up to 400 pounds of honey. Report Abuse
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The only food that contains all substances necessary including water is honey. Report Abuse
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The honeybee wil visit from 50-100 flowers on a single trip out of the hive. Report Abuse
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One honeybee can only produce 1/12th of a teaspoon during her lifetime. Report Abuse
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Bees in one colony have to work very hard to make a pound of honey. Report Abuse
Honeybees will visit 2 million flowers, fly over 55,000 miles and it will take the entire lifetime of 300 bees.
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The honey produced by honeybees is 80% sugar and 20% water. Report Abuse
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Bees communicate by dancing. Report Abuse
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A honeybees eyes are covered with hair. Report Abuse
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Honeybees have 2 sets of 5 eyes. Report Abuse
They have 3 small ones on the top of their head and two big ones in front.
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Honeybees are the only bees that die after they lose their stinger. Report Abuse
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The average honeybee will fly about 3 miles from her hive. Report Abuse
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The only insect that produces food for humans are honeybees. Report Abuse
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Honeybees wings stroke 11,400 times per minute Report Abuse
This rapid wing stroke makes the distinctive buzz.
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Honeybees can fly about 15 miles and hour. Report Abuse
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A queen bee can lay anywhere from 600-1500 eggs a day. Report Abuse
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A queen bee lays the equalivant of her weight in eggs every day. Report Abuse
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There are 3 different types of bees Report Abuse
The queen bee, the worker bee and the drone.
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There are 20,000 species of bees only 4 species make honey. Report Abuse
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Utah is called the 'Beehive State' Report Abuse
However, the top producing states for honey are California, Flordia and South Dakota.
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