Honey Bees ‘whoop’ when they collide

Fascinating inside into the life of honey bees 🙂

Scientists have just decoded another bit of honey bee speech, and the newfound “word” the bees are buzzing is “whoop.”In a study published in the journal PLOS One, researchers with Nottingham Trent University (NTU) have learned that a particular honey bee vibration signal long presumed to be a warning about danger outside the hive might also be a kind of startle response, issued when the tiny fliers bump into each other in the hive.

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