Honey Bees

Three types of Honey Bees

Queen Honey Bee

Drone Honey Bee

Worker Honey Bee

Amazing Honey Bee Facts

  • Did you know that Honey Bees have 4 wings!!!
  • It takes 35 pounds of honey to create enough energy for a small colony of Honey Bees to survive the winter!!!
  • A hive of Honey Bees must fly 55,000 miles to produce 1 pound of honey!!!
  • A Worker Honey Bee will produce 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in its life time!!!
  • A Honey Bee Flies at a rate of about 12 miles per hour!!!
  • Honey Bee wings stroke 11,400 times per minute, thus making their distinctive buzz!!!
  • In order to make 1 pound of honey, 2 million flowers must be visited!!!
  • Did you know that Honey Bees have 5 eyes!!!
  • The Honey Bee is not born knowing how to make honey, The younger Honey Bees are taught by the more experienced ones!!!