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Facts About Honey Bees

There are three types of bees in the hive – Queen, Worker and Drone. The queen may lay 600-800 or upto 1,500 eggs each day during her 3 or 4 year lifetime. This daily egg production may equal her own weight. She is constantly fed and groomed by attendant worker bees. Honey bees can fly at up to 15 miles per hour. Honey bees’ wings stroke 11,400 times per minute, thus making their distinctive buzz. Honey bees are the only insect that produce food for humans. Honey bees will usually travel approximately 3 miles from their hive. Honey bees are
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