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Bees are able to 'surf' when they're stuck in water, study says

When stuck in water, honeybees are able to use their wings to generate waves that they then surf on to safety, a new study has revealed. Like most of us, bees get thirsty on hot days. After a long day at the hive slaving away for the queen, they will fly to the local watering hole to drink and cool off. However, this can quickly turn lethal. If their wings make contact with the water surface, it’s very easy for bees to get stuck, and they can drown in a matter of minutes.  Read more....



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