It is a social producing bee and it is recognized as the most economically valuable out of all the insects. This reputation is really about the production of their honey and beeswax.
by Gabrielle, age 11
The Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera).
What are vermonts symbols and why are they vermonts symbols?
Vermont's state animal is the Morgan Horse, because Justin Morgan lived in Vermont for several years. His horse, Figure, was nicknamed the 'Justin Morgan horse,' and had lots of offspring with mares. Eventually, Morgan horses were considered their own breed. The state tree is the sugar maple because of all the maple syrup grown in Vermont. The state insect is the honeybee because a lot of honey and beeswax candles are produced in Vermont. Some other state symbols are the state flower, the Red...