Category: bee facts

Life of Bees

Queen Bee – lives up to 5 years – has a productive life of about 2 to 3 years – can lay up to 2,000 eggs per day and produces 1 million offspring in her life time. Her only role…

bee brain size

A bee brain is about the size of a sesame seed and are  capable of some surprisingly high levels of communication, memory and navigation. Bees learn and memorise navigation routes in complex landscapes requiring the ability to detect, distinguish and…

some interesting bee facts

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates that of the 100 crop species that provide 90% of food worldwide, 71 are pollinated by bees.   There are 25 000 different species of bees, and many of…