We’ve long known honey bees shake their behinds to communicate the location of high-value flower patches to one another, a form of signaling that scientists refer to as “waggle dances.”A group of US biologists have now decoded the meaning of over 1,500 of these jigs, providing conservation groups trying to boost the imperiled species’ population with new insights into their dietary preferences.”The thing I think is the most interesting about bees is their communication,” Morgan Carr-Markell, a PhD student at the University of Minnesota and the lead author of a new study published in the journa…

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