The ‘waggle dance’ explained: video by bio-tracking lab at Georgia Tech


Most of us know about the “waggle dance” the bees do to tell other bees about pollen and nectar sources outside the hive.

But how exactly does that work?

The video below explains it about as well as any we have seen. It comes from the bio-tracking lab at Georgia Tech University.

 

 

Remarkably, all of the worker bees have this amazing ability.

Key words: bees, bee communication, waggle dance, bio-tracking lab, Georgia Tech, finding pollen and nectar sources, beehives, beekeeping

2 thoughts on “The ‘waggle dance’ explained: video by bio-tracking lab at Georgia Tech

  1. I’m loving your posts!! So much that I’m forwarding them to a few people including our Anderson Co. beekeeping club. I hope that’s ok? I’d also like to share some of them on FaceBook if that’s ok too. Thanks! Super great links!!

    Bee well! Neranza Noel Blount

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