16 Facts About Bees That’ll Probably Make You Want To Start Your Own Hive
Um, bees can tell individual people apart.
May 8, 2018, at 10:01 a.m.
Don’t let their stingers fool you — bees are actually really awesome (and no, the bees didn’t write this).
About one-third of the world’s food supply is made possible by bees’ pollination, and that includes pretty much all of your favorite fruits and veggies, from apples and oranges to onions and avocados. That’s especially impressive when you consider how small, but mighty, bees are. With their numbers being threatened by colony collapse disorder, it’s more important than ever to understand a little more about the buzzy insects and all the work they do.
* THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.