The Italian Bee
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Honey Bee Trivia

Q. How many bees in a hive?
A. 50,000 or more.

Q. How many flowers must a bee tap to make one pound of honey?
A. Two million; each bee can visit 50-100 flowers in one trip.

Q. How far does a hive of bees fly to bring you one pound of honey?
A. Over 55,000 miles

Q. How much honey does the worker bee make in her lifetime?
A. 1/10 teaspoon

Q. How fast does a honeybee fly?
A.  15 mph

Q. How long have bees been producing honey from flowering plants?
A. About 10-20 million years

Q. What Scotch liqueur is made with honey?
A. Drambuie

Q. How many wings & eyes does a bee have?
A. Four wings and Five Eyes; two with compound lens and three light sensors on top of her head. 

Q. How do honeybees communicate with each other?
A. By dancing. Honeybees do a dance which alerts other bees where nectar and pollen is located.  The dance explains direction and distance.

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