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To produce a single pound of honey, a single bee would have to visit 2 million flowers.
Honey never spoils.
Honey is the only food that will never rot, it can last 3000 years.
A teaspoon of honey is actually the lifework of 12 bees.
Honeybees travel about 48,000 miles to gather the nectar needed to produce 1 liter (1/4 gallon) of honey.
Many ancient Egyptian Pharaohs were overweight and unhealthy, in contrast to their typical depiction, due to a sugary diet of alcohol, bread and honey.
Two tablespoons of honey would be enough to fuel a bee’s entire flight around the world.
Honey has antiseptic properties due to its ability to produce hydrogen peroxide within.
The Ancient Egyptians were the first to make a sweet treat from the marshmallow plant, when they combined its sap with nuts and honey.
In the 90s, Cuba was unable to afford pesticides, so the government embraced organic agriculture. Organic honey is now Cuba’s fourth biggest agricultural export, as pesticide use has been linked to declining bee populations elsewhere.
A honey bee has five eyes. Two compound and three simple eyes called ocelli.
In a beehive, only 1 and a half ounces of wax are used to build a comb that will hold 4 pounds of honey.
Cheetah cubs have long tall hair that runs from their neck all the way down to the base of their tail, which is called the mantle. The mantle makes a cheetah cub look like a honey badger and makes them blend into tall grass, which helps keep them safe from threats like lions and hyenas.