Bees: not just great pollinators; great communicators.

The dance of the European honeybee is one of the most famous methods of communication in the animal kingdom, and shows features that are very similar to human language.

But are bees losing their groove? We’re talking to Stephen Mann, animal communication expert, on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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Show notes

School students will soon be taught ‘Aboriginal English’ and learn phrases such as ‘sista, brutha’ | Daily Mail Online

ABED :: Aboriginal English

Australian Curriculum: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures (PDF)

Korean K-10 Syllabus (automatic DOCx download)
Google link

Chimp communication gestures found to follow human linguistics rules

Chimpanzee Gestures Follow the Same Linguistic Laws as Human Speech | Inverse

Gelada vocal sequences follow Menzerath’s linguistic law | PNAS

Hockett’s Design Features

“Barcarolle” Charles F. Hockett (1916-2000)

Honeybees are abandoning dance and becoming more productive

Honeybees forage more successfully without the “dance language” in challenging environments | Science Advances

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