35 Facts People Can’t Believe They Only Just Learned Today

17. As long as the queen bee don’t perish

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Male bees die after mating with the queen. If all the male bees are gone, the bee population isn’t doomed just yet. After all, queen bees have a special organ that stores sperm, called the spermatheca, for the rest of their lives, and they could control the fertilization of the eggs as well.