How fast can bees fly?

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Honey bees can can top out at speeds of 20mph when flying. However, they usually go closer to 12-15mph because they are carrying pollen or water for their hive. To compare, an average human runs 7-10mph.

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    Fun fact:

    Though they prefer to stay within a one mile radius of their hive, bees can fly up to five miles at a time when searching for food!

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