Absolutely Delightful Honey

Waggle Dance

By on January 7, 2015


This Nova episode aired  back in November 2012 it features the Waggle Dance of the honey bee.

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 hive mates the distance and direction of the valuable resource. Watch as David Pogue learns to speak bee and gets his waggle on.