Interesting facts about bees

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During Flowering Of Fireweed and Raspberry harvest of Honey inceases to 17 kg in one day. The greatest amount of Honey bees collect in Siberia. One cell includes over 100 thou-sand particles of pollen. Honeybees have fair on their eyes. Bee can explore an area of over 12 hectares during one day.

The Air force's F-17 fighter uses aerody-namics discovered during research into how bumblebees fly. Bee makes up to 440 strokes of the wing per minute. Greeks and ro-mans used honey for conversation of meat. The Honeybee kills more people world-wide than all the poisonous snakes combined. You are more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day than any other.

 Swarming bees don't sting. There is always a certain number of bees present in the hive to provide ventilation for evaporation of excees moisture from the nectar that turns later into honey. According to Albert Einstein, if bees disappear from the earth, mankind would perish within 4 years.

Bees have 4 wings. Bees can see ultraviolet light. Melissopho-bia is the fear of bees. To warn other bees about the presence of food source the bees begins to perform a special dance using a circular flight around its axis.

Only 4 out of 20,000 species of bees produce Honey. Bee can easily fly long distance and always find their way home. Bees can communicate with each other. Bee swarm can weight up 7 - 8 kg, it consists of 50-60 thousand bees. Due to the peculiarities of eyesight bees see blue, white and yellow colors best of all. One bee family stores over 50 kilos of honey during the summer.

Bees secrete wax in order to capture all the honeycomb. In winter bees do not empty intestines. A bumble bee flaps its wings at 160 times a second. A bee could travel 4 millions miles (6.5 million km) at 7 mph (11km/h) on the energy it would obtain from 1 gallon (3.785) of nectar. Bees from one hive can't fly into another hive, otherwise they will be immediately attacked by its defenders other bess. It takes 12 bees their entire lifetime to make one tablespoon of honey.
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