Did You Know…..

Bee Fun Facts and Photos

Here are some bee facts you may not have known:

~ Around 80 percent of all American fruit, vegetable, and seed crops are pollinated by bees.

~ Each hive is made up of a single queen and many workers and drones.

~ A single pound of honey is the lifetime work for about 768 bees, made up of visits to two million flowers.

~ Regardless of outside temperature, bees maintain a temperature of 92–93 degrees Fahrenheit in their central brood nests.

~ Honeybees fly at speeds of up to 15 miles an hour.

For even more info and photos, just go to:

USGS BEE INVENTORY AND MONITORING LAB/PUBLIC DOMAIN

 

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