til that the whole bee waggle dance language thing is less important to bees' ability to forage for food than I had been led to believe, if it's actually factual at all web.archive.org/web/2009092319

taken purely on an ethological level this is an extraordinarily fascinating video youtube.com/watch?v=JkTvxs-RRa


"the north american undergraduate, having been exposed to the mating displays of another species in an operationalized learning environment, is found to imitate the other species' behavior in way that can then be repeatedly broadcast to other organisms in its cohort"

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