If Humans Mated Like Honey Bees

If Humans Mated Like Honey Bees

When a honey bee queen takes flight, male bees mate with her mid-flight. They ejaculate, blowing the tips of their penises into her and fall to the ground, dead. The sound of the ejaculation can be heard by humans as a faint “pop”. She stores the penises in her and uses the semen throughout her life to make baby bees. But I can’t get over the visual of a refreshed female bee landing at her new hive with a trail of dead lovers in her wake…

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