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Bee Facts: Would you Bee-lieve?


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It takes the nectar from 2 million flowers to make just 1 lb. of honey.
A honeybee dies after it stings.
Male honeybees don’t have stingers.
A queen honeybee can lay up to 1500 eggs a day.
Honey is fat free.
Eating a spoonful of local honey a day helps relieve allergies.
Bees dance to tell each other where to find food.
Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil.
Bee stings help to relieve arthritis pain.
Honey has different colors and flavors depending on which flowers it is from
A honeybee has five eyes.
Worker bees only live about 40 days.
A queen bee can live up to five years.
Almost all wild honeybee populations have been killed by mites.
Honeybees navigate by using the sun as a compass.
Honeybees can fly up to 15 miles per hour.
Babies under 2 years of age shouldn't eat honey...

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