Random Honey Facts


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1. Honeybees can recognize and tell the difference between human faces.
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2. Honey ants store food for the whole colony in their bodies. They grow so big they can't even move.
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3. Honey ants store food in inflatable abdomens, and then vomit the food up to feed their colony.
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4. Honey Badgers will sometimes castrate larger prey and then wait for the animal to weaken from bleeding.
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5. Honey badgers can turn around in their own skin... which is a handy defense mechanism when they are attacked from behind!
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6. Honeybees have hair on their eyes.

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7. Honey bees are assigned jobs by other honey bees based on their age.
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8. Honey is the only food that will not rot. A jar of honey may remain edible for over 3000 years.
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9. A male honey bee ejaculates so forcefully that it dies shortly after.
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10. Honeybees can count, categorize similar objects like dogs or human faces, and differentiate between shapes.
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11. Honey bees know the world is round and can even calculate angles.
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12. Honey is more effective at suppressing a cough than most cough medicines.

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13. Honeymoon The brief, happy period after a marriage.
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14. Honeybees have hairs on their eyes to help them collect pollen
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15. It takes 12 honeybees entire lives to create a teaspoon of honey.
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16. Honey bees know the world is round and calculate angles
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17. A teaspoon of honey is actually the lifework of 12 bees.
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18. Honey does not spoil. You could feasibly eat 3000 year old honey.

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