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The Waggle Dance

Watch David Pogue shake his money maker like a honeybee.
Publish Date: Topic: NatureNatureBrand: NOVA ScienceNOWNOVA ScienceNOW

(This video is no longer available for streaming.) Honeybees communicate using the "waggle dance," a form of bee body language. A worker bee will shake her body after finding a food source or potential nest site. The direction and length of each shimmy indicates to her hivemates the distance and direction of the valuable resource. Watch as David Pogue learns to speak bee and gets his waggle on.

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