A member here on this forum called me today to tell me his newly packaged hive just absconded after only 4 days. I know this is not humorous for him, but I happened to mention this to a friend who is not a beekeeper and he said to me "Maybe they are trained to fly back to the original owner"
I just thought this was very funny!!
Pigeons or bees, that is the question....does your friend know the difference?