Honeybees – did you know?

Honeybees –     “Apis mellifera” a honey producing bee that lives in organized groups and has been domesticated for its honey and beeswax since ancient times’*(Encarta).


Did you know:  Honeybees  dance.  Scout bees bring back information to the hive and perform a ‘wig wag’ or ‘waggle’  dance to tell the forager bees where to find water, nectar, or pollen.

Check out this video on YouTube: Beekeeping Waggle Dance.