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Bees have six legs, four wings and five eyes

There is only one queen per hive

There could be up to 40,000 worker bees, which are all female

Queens can live for several years

We need bees to pollinate our food

Bees cannot see the colour red

Bees only sting if they think they or their hive is in danger

Honey bees need to visit two million flowers to make one pound of honey

Honey bees communicate with one another using smell and also dance

A honey bee flaps its wings about 12,000 times per minute

A typical healthy hive may contain up to 60,000 honey bees during peak times

The average summertime honey bee lives only about 42 to 50 days

The average honey bee flies between 12 and 15 miles per hour

The average central temperature of the brood nest is kept between 92-95 degrees fahrenheit

Young honey bees are taught by the more experienced ones how to make honey


Sticky lime, honey and ginger chicken

Serves: 4
Prep: 40 mins
Cooking time: 25-30 mins

Approx. per serving:
Calories: 470
Fat: 29g
Salt: 0.3g

Honey lemon chicken with noodles

Serves: 4
Prep: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins

Approx. per serving:
Calories: 270
Fat: 3.5g
Salt: 0.6g

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