The Short Life of a Bee’s Sting

The short life of a bee’s sting is nothing to grieve over. Its pain comes and then it goes, leaving a tiny hole in the skin like a faint sign of its once-mighty presence. A tiny reminder of a battle long since fought, but still remembered.

how fast does a bee die after it stings you

If you’re on the receiving end of a bee’s sting, you’ll be glad to know that the bee’s own life is short-lived. After releasing its venomous stinger, the bee will soon die, providing a welcome respite after the excruciating pain of its sting. But, how long does the bee have left to live? The answer is short-shrifted, and rather merciful.