Bees' Foraging Success

December 2008
Science & Children;Dec2008, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p8
Academic Journal
The article examines how bees find its food successfully. According to scientists from Queen Mary, University of London in England, bees use flower scent to guide their nest-mates to good food sources. It notes that finding food on its own can take longer time and inefficient for any animals while social animals such as bees lessen these problems by informing their peers of abundant sites and recruiting them to the search.


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