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Bee Facts: January 2020

Bee Facts: January 2020

It’s a whole new year for us here at Bee All Design. How better way do we welcome this year than we a bang of more bee facts, right? Check more of these brilliant creatures and find out more below.

Honeybee Fact 59

Bees have 2 stomachs – one for eating, and one for storing nectar.

Source: https://www.ontariohoney.ca/kids-zone/bee-facts

Honeybee Fact 60

Bees have existed for around 30 million years.

Source:https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-beguiling-history-of-bees-excerpt/

Honeybee Fact 61

Guard bees protect the hive, stinging intruders and emitting a pheromone to warn bees inside the hive of impending danger.

Source: https://bigislandbees.com/blogs/bee-blog/14137353-bee-hive-hierarchy-and-activities

Honeybee Fact 62

1% of the bees in the hive collect water. Water helps keep the hive cool and allows nurse bees to dilute raw honey for young larvae.

Source: https://bigislandbees.com/blogs/bee-blog/14137353-bee-hive-hierarchy-and-activities

Honeybee Fact 63

Certain bees only collect propolis (“bee glue”), gathering the resinous substance from trees and carrying it home in their “pollen baskets.”

Source: https://bigislandbees.com/blogs/bee-blog/14137353-bee-hive-hierarchy-and-activities

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