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When a honey bee returns to the hive it gives out samples of the flower's nectar to its hivemates. Then it performs a dance that identifies the distance, direction, quality, and quantity of the food supply.

The "round dance" indicates a food supply that is near the hive.

The "waggle dance" indicates a food supply that is farther away.



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