Monday, June 9, 2014

Fact of the Day: King Bee

Until the 17th century, the queen bee of a bee-hive was known as the king bee. A Dutch scientist named Jan Swammerdam discovered that the "king bee" had ovaries. 

14 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

It had to BEE.

Kati said...

Yeah yeah, always assuming it's the men that have a say...

-Kati

Dascha said...

Great!

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Optimistic Existentialist said...

To Bee, or not to Bee, that's the question

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

And there you have it... The way it should BEE

Pat Hatt said...

He couldn't let it Bee

DEZMOND said...

such beelight!

Christine said...

Interesting, lol.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Females rule! Yeah baby yeah.

Sharon said...

What did the sushi say to the bee? Wassabee! Why did the bee get married? Because he found his honey. What's a bee's favourite part of a relationship? The honeymoon period. What do you call a bee that can't stop eating? Chub-bee!


I could do this for hours, haha

Julie Ann Lozada said...

oh no... lesbian? lol!

It’s a GIRL Thing

A Beer for the Shower said...

But what if the male bee actually has ovaries? Oh, wait.

stephen Hayes said...

Jan must of had very good eyesight.

bj said...

hahhaa...this is crazy.....