- Honeybees only live 4-6 weeks during the summer because they work themselves to death!
- A queen honeybee can lay 1500-2000 eggs per day!
- Worker bees can collect about 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in its short six week lifespan.
- It takes about 20,000 honeybees to fly over 55,000 air miles and tap 2 million flowers to make 1 pound of honey.
- The honeybee can fly at approx. 15 miles per hour.
- The honeybee is the only insect that provides food for man.
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Posted by Allen Lindahl on 2/23/2015 to Interesting Bee Facts