Bee Facts: July 2021

Bee Facts: July 2021

As it is a “Hot and Humid” month, the bees will gather on the hive’s surface to cool down. Oh! how they love the warmth July has given them. Discover more awesome facts about these creatures down below:

bee fact #124

Honeybee Fact 124

Each bee has 170 odorant receptors, which means they have one serious sense of smell!

Source: https://www.natgeokids.com/za/discover/animals/insects/honey-bees/

bee fact #125

Honeybee Fact 125

Queen honeybees store sperm in a structure known as the spermatheca, which allows them to control the fertilization of their eggs.

Source: https://www.britannica.com/animal/honeybee

Bee fact

Honeybee Fact

Queens can lay eggs that are either unfertilized or fertilized. Unfertilized eggs develop into drones, whereas fertilized eggs develop into females, which may be either workers or virgin queens.

Source: https://www.britannica.com/animal/honeybee

Bee fact

Honeybee Fact

Caffeine attracts bees because it improves their memory and gives them a buzz. It it quite rewarding for pollinators.

Source: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/03/130308-bees-caffeine-animal-behavior-science/