sui (sui_001) wrote,

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honey fact

if honey is (approx) 10% water, from nectar that was 80% water, and it takes (approx) 7 parts of honey for a bee to secrete 1 part of wax, then:

1kg of wax, has been 7kg of honey, which was 56kg of nectar!

that's a lot of nectar.

no wonder bees are so busy.

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