- A forager bee visits 10 flowers per minute in search of pollen and nectar.
- It makes an average of 40 daily flights, landing in 40,000 flowers.
- With the language, the bee collects nectar from flowers and the guard on an exchange located in the throat. Then she returns to the hive and nectar passes from bee to bee. The water evaporates, nectar thickens and becomes honey.
- A bee produces 5 grams of honey a year. To produce a kilogram of honey, bees need to visit 5 million flowers.
- A hive is home to about 50,000 bees. Has a queen, some drones and thousands of workers.
- If two queens are born at the same time, they fight until one dies.
- The queen bee lives up to two years, while the workers do not last more than a month and a half.
- Only female bees work. The only mission of the males is to fertilize the queen. After fulfilling this mission, they are no longer accepted in the hive. They left out to starve.
- The queen bees 3 mil lay eggs in one day. A bee carries the weight equivalent to 300 times its.
- As a beehive houses up to 50,000 bees and each bee produces 5 grams of honey a year, the hive can produce annually 250 kilograms of honey.