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51.5 Communication: A social process. For communication to occur, it is not enough that a signal is sent; the signal must be received and acted on. Basically, it is an exchange of information between individuals. Signal: Any information containing behavior or characteristic. Bee Communication • Figure 51.9 • The “round dance” The “waggle dance” Communicates the direction of the food source, how far away it is, and what kind of food it is. Bees dance when they returned to hive after finding food and then return to food source with more bees Modes of Communication •The mode that animals use maximizes the probability that the information will be transferred ef- ficiently. Acoustic Sound travels farther in aquatic habitats
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