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Offline 2-Wheeler

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Bees as defense against crows?
« on: July 21, 2008, 07:40:06 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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Re: Bees as defense against crows?
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2008, 08:15:21 PM »
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Re: Bees as defense against crows?
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2008, 09:00:26 AM »
Sounds like they are just feeding the birds...

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Re: Bees as defense against crows?
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2008, 09:29:20 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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