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Bee Facts: May 2019

Bee Facts: May 2019

To one of the most, if not the most hard-working creature in the face of our planet- the honeybees! We probably don’t deserve them but let us appreciate their very essence in our daily lives nevertheless…

Honeybee Fact 24

Honeybees have 170 odorant receptors, compared with only 62 in fruit flies and 79 in mosquitoes. Their sense of smell is so precise that it could differentiate hundreds of different floral varieties and tell whether a flower carried pollen or nectar from metres away.

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

Honeybee Fact 25

A hive of bees will fly 90,000 miles, the equivalent of three orbits around the earth to collect 1 kg of honey.

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

Honeybee Fact 27

The bee’s brain is oval in shape and only about the size of a sesame seed, yet it has remarkable capacity to learn and remember things and is able to make complex calculations on distance travelled and foraging efficiency.

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

Honeybee Fact 28

Each honeybee colony has a unique odour for members’ identification.

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

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