Bumblebees, Smarter Than You Think

Bumblebees Show Off Their Own Puzzle-Solving Culture

Bees pollinate our crops and contribute $15 billion to our economy. Albert Einstein said, “If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.” So why do we try to kill them off with pesticides?

Scientific American Reports:

“Like chimpanzees, bees can learn specific strategies for opening a puzzle box and accessing a reward inside by mimicking the behavior of their trained mates.”