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Bee Facts: December 2021

Winter is a tough phase for our bee friends. But they are enthusiastic workers and that’s what makes them awesome! Want to know more about them? Find out below:

Bee fact #17

Honeybee Fact

Bees having developed their own “facial recognition software,” which allows them to distinguish facial images.

Source: https://theconversation.com/are-they-watching-you-the-tiny-brains-of-bees-and-wasps-can-recognise-faces-100884

Bee fact #18

Honeybee Fact

Male bees in a hive are only approximately 15% of the colony and are born from unfertilized eggs. Their presence indicates that a colony has sufficient food. They only do two things: mate and eat. They don’t have any additional jobs, and they don’t even have a stinger, unlike female bees.

Source: https://www.thoughtco.com/fascinating-facts-about-honey-bees-4165293