Malcolm`s Bees

Amazing bee facts that I never knew!

Bees are the only insect to produce food eaten by humans.
Honey is the only food that includes all the substances to sustain life - enzymes, vitamins, minerals and water.
Bees wings beat 200 times per second, making the distinctive buzz.
Honey bees communicate by dancing.
Each colony of bees has a unique smell for recognition.
A queen bee can live for up to 5 years.
Male bees mate and the die!
Female bees do all the work.
One bee produces 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in it`s lifetime.
Bees have two stomachs - one for food and one for nectar.
Eating honey will make you smarter as it contains an antioxidant called pinocembrin.

Hackney bees are the best.