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Bee facts - appearance


Bees have:

  • 6 legs 
  • 3 body parts: head, thorax, and abdomen
  • 4 wings - 2 forewings and 2 hindwings
  • 2 compound eyes made up of thousands of tiny lenses
  • 3 simple eyes on the top of the head
  • 2 antenna
  • The mandibles or jaws that are used for chewing. 
  • The proboscis: a straw-like tongue used for sucking liquids and for tasting
  • 1 stinger
honey bee diagram

Honey Bee diagram click on it to see enlarged versionby crazyhobo



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