How Do Bees Make Honey?
The honey-making process involves several steps. First, bees collect nectar. As they work for up to five kilometers (three miles) to find nectar-filled flowers, they communicate using bumps, noises, and waggle dances. Honey is a product of the honeybees’ work, and it is also the bees’ main source of energy. Next, honeybees use their long tongue, or proboscis, to sucking up droplets of nectar from flowers. Once they find the right flower, they collect the nectar and store it away in a hexagonal honeycomb cell. The honeycomb is then sealed with beeswax.Read More →