Dealing with insects in and around your home can be frustrating, but when they’re not invading your home, they can be quite fascinating. Check out these interesting facts about some common insects that we encounter every day.
Honeybees prefer to live in colonies; in fact, some of them live in colonies that have up to 80,000 bees. Unfortunately, these bees can build a hive right next to your home. The success of the hive largely depends on the queen bee’s health. A queen bee eats honey for strength and can lay nearly 2,000 eggs per day. Over the course of her lifetime, the queen bee can lay one million eggs. The rest of the bees in the hive are worker bees. Most of them spend their time gathering nectar, pollen and water for the hive and protecting the queen.
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