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Fun Facts About Bees

You know that bees pollinate our crops and give us honey. But there's so much more to these buzzing insects than that. Their sting has some benefits A toxin in bee venom called melittin may prevent HIV. Melittin can kill HIV by poking holes into the virus's protective envelope. (Meanwhile, when... more
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Colonies Can Peak in Early Autumn

Yellow Jackets are social insects that live in nests or colonies with up to 4,000 workers. They are most active in the late summer and early autumn when a colony s at its peak. ... more
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Bee Fact

Beehives typically house 10,000 to 100,000 honey bees.  Amazingly, it's one Queen Honey Bee who oversees everything!  Worker Honey Bees do the pollinating, honey marking and keeping the hive clean and... more
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