Honey bees are some of the hardest working creatures in the animal kingdom. Worker bees labor tirelessly day in and day out their whole lives, and by the end each one only produces a fraction of a tablespoon of honey!
- Scientific Name: Genus Apis
Characteristics: Despite their similarity in appearance to wasps, honey bees are predominantly harmless. Hand painted and designed with superior accuracy, this honey bee is on the prowl for nectar!
Did you know that honey bees pollinate more than 85% of the world’s crops, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, cocoa beans, coffee, and tea? When it comes to agriculture, honey bees are arguably the planet’s most important animal! Sadly, because of human interference, honey bees the world over are disappearing. Researchers aren’t exactly sure why, but many factors are possible, including pesticides, cell tower signals, poor nutrition, and the rise of varroa mites.
- Recommended Age: 18 months and up
- Size in cm: 14 L x 17.5 W x 5 H
- BPA free