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- Honey bees' wings stroke 11,400 times per minute, thus making their distinctive buzz.
- Honeybees are the only insect that produce food used by humans.
- Honeybees usually travel approximately 3 miles from their hive. They can travel up to 6 miles searching for food.
- Honey bees produce beeswax from eight paired glands on the underside of their abdomen.
- Honey bees must consume about 8 pounds of honey to biochemically produce each pound of beeswax.
- Honeybees are the only bees that die after they sting.

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  • Copyright: Arijit Karmakar (arijit_k) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 10 W: 3 N: 11] (131)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-01-23
  • Categories: Nature
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-01-23 5:00
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