Bee Facts: March 2019

Bee Facts: March 2019

Thirsty for more facts about just how amazing honeybees truly are? Brace yourselves cause here comes more!

bee facts #16: honeybee improves the environment

Honeybee Fact 16

“Unique among all God’s creatures, only the honeybee improves the environment and preys not on any other species.” -Royden Brown

Source: https://www.beesuniverse.com/index.php/component/content/article/11-collections/beesuniverse-com/12-text-descriptiv-2?Itemid=101

bee facts #17: If the bee disappears

Honeybee Fact 17

“If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live?” -Albert Einstein

Source:https://soapboxie.com/social-issues/Why-Honey-Bees-are-Dying-Off

bee facts #18: During chillier seasons

Honeybee Fact 18

During chillier seasons, worker bees can live for nine months. But in the summer, they rarely last longer than six weeks—they literally work themselves to death.

Source:https://sites.google.com/a/owu.edu/the-bee-s-knees/buzzy-bee-fun-facts

bee facts #19: worker bees must produce about 60 pounds of honey

Honeybee Fact 19

For honey bees, there’s power in numbers. From spring to fall, the worker bees must produce about 60 pounds of honey to sustain the entire colony during the winter. It takes tens of thousands of workers to get the job done.

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