Honey Facts

Hypothetically, it would only take one ounce of honey to fuel a honeybee's flight around the world.


The queen honeybee may lay up to 1,500 eggs per day and can lay up to 1 million eggs over her lifetime.


Beeswax is used by the honeybee to build honeycomb and is secreted from specialized glands on its abdomen. Humans use beeswax for many useful applications including medicines, health and beauty products, artists' materials, wood polish, and candles.


Karl von Frisch received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973 for deciphering the "waggle dance", which is how honeybees communicate with one another.


Bees have 5 eyes: two big ones in the front of their head and three smaller ones on top of their head, which help them fly properly.


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