Tag: hive

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Why Don’t All Bees Make Honey?

Ask anyone to say the first word that comes into their head after you say the word, ‘bee’ and the likely answer will be, honey! Well, that is at least the first thought that came to my mind. So this got me wondering, do all bees make honey and if […]

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How Many Bees Live in a Hive?

The community of bees that live in a hive is called a colony. If you have ever seen a beehive, you must have realized that there is a large number of these small creatures in there. They all function like a single organism, but do we know the exact number […]

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How Do Bees Make Hexagons? (Honeycomb)

A hexagon is a six-sided polygon whose sides are equal in measurement. Geometrically speaking, in nature it is as the least wasteful shape. Its compressive shape also makes it one of the strongest naturally occurring geometric structures on the planet. It’s little wonder then that one of natures great builders […]