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Unformatted text preview: pollen press compacts the pollen pollen pushed in between the two rows of bristles to form pollen sac Bees hind leg A bee returning to the hive from a good source of nectar performs a dance on the vertical comb. The dance follows a track like a squashed figure 8. The angle between the central line and the vertical represents the angle between the source, the hive and the sun. The degree of waggle in this line indicates the distance; more waggle means greater distance. Other workers, in the darkness of the hive follow the dancing bee and so learn the direction and distance of the nectar source hive *angle nectar source sun *same angle vertical The waggle-tail dance D.G. Mackean...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course BIO 218 taught by Professor Young during the Fall '11 term at BYU.
- Fall '11