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Author Topic: Bees as defense against crows?  (Read 866 times)
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« on: July 21, 2008, 06:40:06 PM »

According to the story from Japan, they are using honeybees to defend against invading crows:

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Tokyo is plagued by crows. Not crowds (well, that's debatable) and definitely not cows, but crows. Noisy, aggressive flocks of crows have become such a huge problem that Tokyo city authorities have turned to nature in a desperate effort to combat the ravenous ravens – thousands of stinging bees!


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http://inventorspot.com/articles/bees_battle_crows_skies_over_tokyo_15980
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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2008, 07:15:21 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2008, 08:00:26 AM »

Sounds like they are just feeding the birds...
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« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2008, 08:29:20 AM »

Japanese honeybees, unlike European honeybees, have a collective defense system.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Honeybee_thermal_defence01.jpg
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