Bees are social insects and live in colonies or hives that can contain tens of thousands of individuals. Each hive is organized into a complex social structure with different types of bees that have specific roles and responsibilities.
The queen bee is the mother of all the other bees in the hive and is responsible for reproducing and laying eggs. The worker bees are all female and are responsible for gathering nectar and pollen, building and repairing the hive, and taking care of the young bees. The drones are male bees whose sole purpose is to mate with a queen from another hive.
Bees have an intricate system of communication that allows them to share information about the location of food sources and other important information within the hive. They do this through a behavior called “dancing,” in which they move in specific patterns to communicate the direction and distance to a food source.
Bees are highly organized and work together to ensure the survival and prosperity of the hive