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When giant ‘murder’ hornets attack, honeybees scream to alert danger, study says

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To guard their hives from such a disaster, some species of honeybees have developed an arsenal of defensive strategies. They might forage for different animals’ feces and place it at their nest’s entrance to repel predators, a tactic known as “fecal recognizing.” Or, in a way often known as “balling,” a cluster of honeybees could engulf a hornet, vibrate their flight muscle groups and produce sufficient warmth to kill the enemy.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/11/12/honey-bee-murder-hornet-scream-study/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_national | When large ‘homicide’ hornets assault, honeybees scream to alert hazard, research says

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