Did you know that a honeybee can actually recognise human faces?
They form the image of you through a compilation of 5000 tiny images!
When a honeybee looks at you, it sees a very small version of you. – 500 times smaller to be exact!
Science also discovered that wasps can recognise one another too!Embed from Getty Images
There’s even more to discover about bees! Did you know…
- Honeybees communicate with each other by dancing
- They have to gather nectar from two million flowers to make one pound of honey
- They average honeybee only makes around 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey in it’s lifetime
- The honeybee is the only insect that creates food eaten by humans
- The buzzing sound that bees make comes from their wings! Their wings can flap around 11,400 times per minute
If you want to find out more cool facts about bees then check out this Science Weekly Podcast where Dan chats to the Professor of Plants, Phil Stevenson, and tells us just how important honeybees are…
Don’t forget you can find out more fun facts on the Fun Kids Facts app on your Amazon Alexa
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