MORE THAN 1,500 BEE DANCE MOVES DECODED BY SCIENTISTS

More Than 1,500 Bee Dance Moves Decoded by Scientists

By Aristos Georgiou On 2/14/20 at 8:26 AM EST

Scientists have decoded the meaning of more than 1,500 honey bee “waggle dances,” which the insects use to communicate information about food sources.

According to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE, the results shed light on the dietary preferences of bees and could have significant implications for conservation efforts.

“The thing I think is the most interesting about bees is their communication,” Morgan Carr-Markell, lead author of the study from the University of Minnesota, told AFP…