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Bees Noga

Bees are a very important part of our lives, as proven by and Bees are important because they pollinate 84% of every single crop we eat. 84% means a third of every bite we eat. They pollinate crops such as broccoli, tomatoes, papaya, watermelon, strawberry, apples, mango, pears, and many more! Bees pollinate over 400 different types of crops. Not only do bees supply us with food, they also play a big part in the ecosystem. They pollinate things such as seeds, fruits, and berries which other animals eat. Which makes them a very important part of the food chain. Not to mention that they create honey!

Even though bees are the most known pollinators there are other insects that pollinate crops such as wasps, ants, butterflies, moths, flies, and beetles. There are even flowers that self-pollinate themselves such as many different types of orchids, peas, and sunflowers. There are many more types of crops that self-pollinate but these are just a few. Flowers can self-pollinate when their own pollen reaches their stigma. Even though there are alternative solutions if bees die, bees are the key pollinators because one bee can visit up to 5,000 flowers in a single day. These other insects won’t reach these big numbers because
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Honeybees rely on honey for energy. Unfortunately, us humans eat the bees’ honey. Even though this isn’t the complete reason bees are dying, it does impact them because they need it for energy. Also, while extracting the honey, many bees get squashed to death by the hands of us humans (or our feet). Did you know that a hive of bees, must travel 55,000 miles and visit 2 million flowers just to produce 1 pound of honey? Anyway, back to bees surviving in winter. Studies have found that some honeybee hives will consume up to 30 pounds of honey over a whole winter. To not litter their hive, the bees, on warmer days, go outside of their hive to excrete
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