“Be Like the Honey bee, anything it eats is clean, anything it drops is sweet”
Good food and Good life is a motto for all.
Loaded with goodness we feel that all the bees are the same.But DID YOU KNOW that we have 20,000 known species of bees. Not all bees can work on what we call the “Traditional view” of honey hives. Let’s check out the top 5 Myths and Fun Facts about Honey Bee’s.
Myth #1 : ALL BEES PRODUCE HONEY
The only bees which make honey are the Stingless Bees and the Honey Bees. There are less than 10 species of honey bees and 450 species of the stingless bees. Also, there are less than 250 species of Bumble bees that have a tablespoon of honey in their beehives.
FUN FACT: Less than 5% of the Bees species produce honey
Myth #2 : ALL BEES *STING*
Not all bee’s sting. Many of the female Bees species do have the egg laying apparatus to an extent but still cannot sting.
FUN FACT: A bee sting is actually their egg laying apparatus. Therefore, only female bees can sting (NOT ALL)
Myth #3 : Bees Live in Hives
A specific set of bees are said to be living in the hives and they are known as the “Advanced Social Bees”. Many of them live in the underground burrows else they create their nests out of the mud.
FUN FACT: Most of the bees are solitary and do not survive in the hives for their lifespan
Myth #4: Bees are Social in Complex Societies
Not all Bees live in the complex societies. Many of them live in the perennial societies too and are limited in terms of the social interaction to mate and lay eggs.
FUN FACT: The complex division has a Queen along with the Workers who defend the nest and also perform core specific tasks.
Myth #5: Bees Work Hard
Herd of the phrase “Busy as a bee” ? That’s very true in case of the Stingless bees and the Bumble bees.
FUN FACT: Male bees work less or do not work at all when in the nest. Therefore, many individual bees collect no food.
FUN FACTS ABOUT HONEY
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