Bees are social insects, working together as a colony, members perform different tasks.
- Bees live in colonies and their home is called a hive which can have 60,000 to 80,000 bees
- There are 3 types of bees: queen, worker, and drone
- Swarming - About half of the bees in a hive will leave with the old queen to start a new colony
- Bees are NOT the same as wasps or yellow jackets.
- Is the picture below a wasp or a honeybee?