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Across the UK people are joining Bee Part Of It, a BBC project supported by wildlife presenter Kate Humble, to create local bee-friendly spaces.
· Honeybees are the only bees to produce enough honey for us to collect
· There are 250 species of bee in the UK consisting of bumblebees, honeybees and solitary bees - with approximately 25,000 known species of bee in the world
· Pollination delivers €14.2bn to the European economy, most of this is through bumblebees and honeybees
· Bumblebees have smelly feet! They produce oily secretions to inform other bees which flowers have already been visited
· Source: The Bumblebee Conservation Trust