7 Fascinating Facts About the Queen Bee

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The queen bee is essential to the life of the hive. Though her fate is determined before she is born, her life is far from royal. Her sole role in the hive is that of reproduction and she only leaves the hive once in her life. Check out the infographic below to learn more about what it means to be a queen bee and find out the answer to:

  1. Is the queen bee the ruler of the hive?
  2. How many eggs does the queen bee lay?
  3. What do attendant bees do?
  4. How many times does the queen bee mate?
  5. What does the queen bee eat?
  6. What is the lifecycle of a queen bee?
  7. What does the queen bee look like?

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