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Bee Facts: April 2022

Looking forward to a warm and frost-free spring! Discover more about our bee friends below:

Bee fact #30

Honeybee Fact

Although the bee’s brain is oval in shape and roughly the size of a sesame seed (iflscience.com), it has a remarkable capacity for learning and remembering things, as well as the ability to do sophisticated calculations on distance traveled and foraging efficiency.

Source: https://www.benefits-of-honey.com/honey-bee-facts.html

Bee fact #31

Honeybee Fact

Each beehive colony has its own distinct odor that helps individuals of the colony to be identified.

Source: https://www.benefits-of-honey.com/honey-bee-facts.html

Bee fact #32

Honeybee Fact

Dancing is how honeybees interact with one another. More on their amazing sense of timing, distance communication, and direction communication in “The Incredible Honeybee Dance.”

Source: https://www.benefits-of-honey.com/honeybee-dance.html 

Bee fact #33

Honeybee Fact

Honeybee pollination is responsible for around a third of the food we eat.

Source: https://www.beepods.com/101-fun-bee-facts-about-bees-and-beekeeping/