Honeybees "smell" dead individuals and remove them from the colony to protect their young

Honeybees "smell" dead individuals and remove them from the colony to protect their young
(Natural News) Honeybees are known to “clean up” dead individuals and remove them from the hive. A study by researchers from the University of British Columbia looked into the mechanisms that drive this behavior and examined how it can be used to breed healthier colonies. Honeybees (Apis mellifera) are highly social insects known for their…
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