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No, that’s not a video of a bee rescuing its friend from a spider — but it is still fun to watch

By Dave Goulson, University of Sussex Bumblebees are among the intellectual giants of the insect world. They learn the locations of landmarks relative to their nest, and are able to navigate accurately many miles across the landscape. They quickly learn which flowers are the most rewarding, and how best to…

Bees use the ‘force’ to choose the best flowers: study

Bees use the 'force' to choose the best flowers, study finds If you’re a bee having a hard time finding that flower trying to tell you it’s loaded with nectar and pollen, use the force, bee, use the force. For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that the interaction of…

Australian court clears goat for eating flowers in Sydney

An Australian court Wednesday heard the case against a goat accused of munching on flowers in central Sydney — and found in favour of the peckish beast. Gary the goat waited outside the local court while his owner James Dezarnaulds contested an Aus$440 (US$464) fine issued last August, after police…

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