Random Honey Facts

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

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

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

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