Everyone knows bees make sweet, syrupy honey, but do you know how? It’s pretty gross. Trust me, you might want to stop reading. Here’s the process:
1. A field bee
sucks up nectar from dozens of flowers.
2. Back at the
hive, field bee vomits the nectar and a house bee swallows it.
3. Little by
little, the house bee regurgitates the sugary puke and rolls it around in
her mouth. As the mixture warms up and mixes with bee spit, it thickens
For more gross facts about our animal neighbors, check out Animal Grossapedia. But be sure not to
read it right after lunch!