Unusual Facts About Bees – as part of the expert series by GeoBeats.
Here are 5 uncommon facts about bees.
Bees live in hives that can contain around 50,000 of the insects, as much as the population of some small towns.
One pound of honey takes the industrious bees roughly two million flower visits to create.
Bees typically eat nectar, but during the winter they do eat the honey that they have been storing for that purpose.
Honey bee hives are home to large numbers of nectar-collecting workers, some breeding drones, and one queen.
Out of all the millions of species of insects, four species of bee are the only ones that produce food for humans.