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Bees are flying insects best known for producing honey and for making pollination possible. Bees are closely related to ants and wasps. There are an estimated 20,000 bee species within seven biological families. Not all bee species produce honey. Honey-producing species are known as honey bees. Such bees are well equipped for gathering pollen that is indispensable for producing honey. Bees populations are found everywhere on the planet where insect-pollinated plants grow. Bees are considered social insects that live in highly organized colonies functioning as large families. More detail...