On website Lauren replied: "...Your information is very accurate, except that unfertilized eggs develop into drones without any additional fertilization. This means that male bees (drones) have half the number of chromosomes that female bees (queens and workers) do, which leads to lots of interesting behaviors."

On website Lauren replied: "...Your information is very accurate, except that unfertilized eggs develop into drones without any additional fertilization. This means that male bees (drones) have half the number of chromosomes that female bees (queens and workers) do, which leads to lots of interesting behaviors."

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This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts you didn’t know including the hierarchy of a honey bee hive. It details the physical characteristics of the bee, shows the component parts of honey and products that the bees make in the hive and much more.

This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts you didn’t know including the hierarchy of a honey bee hive. It details the physical characteristics of the bee, shows the component parts of honey and products that the bees make in the hive and much more.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How to Identify the Docile Honeybee from its More Aggressive Counterparts
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Get 20 amazing honey bee facts here. Discover what mighty work tiny honeybees do!

Get 20 amazing honey bee facts here. Discover what mighty work tiny honeybees do!

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Interesting honey bee chart.  The picture labeled "it stings" shows a yellow jacket, not a honey bee, to help you know the difference.

Interesting honey bee chart. The picture labeled "it stings" shows a yellow jacket, not a honey bee, to help you know the difference.

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Honey Bee Facts -  Bees are fascinating creatures.  This page highlights many of them.

Honey Bee Facts - Bees are fascinating creatures. This page highlights many of them.

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Honey bees are critically important to many aspects of agriculture, urban and rural landscapes as well as backyard gardens - and Bayer supports efforts to promote bee health. #BayerBeeTour

Honey bees are critically important to many aspects of agriculture, urban and rural landscapes as well as backyard gardens - and Bayer supports efforts to promote bee health. #BayerBeeTour

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Honey bees can produce lots of honey, and selling honey can be a lucrative business for people who aren’t allergic to bee stings, who don’t have a lot of money, and who have a little space in their backyard to farm their honey bees. If you’re interested in working with insects and seeing the fruits of your labor, not only will you...

Honey bees can produce lots of honey, and selling honey can be a lucrative business for people who aren’t allergic to bee stings, who don’t have a lot of money, and who have a little space in their backyard to farm their honey bees. If you’re interested in working with insects and seeing the fruits of your labor, not only will you...

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