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Re: Waggle dance of a bee: explained.
« Reply #20 on: June 20, 2019, 11:38:03 pm »
I seen this today. I was watching a new bee emerging. She came out and another came by and started the dance. Amazing sight.

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Re: Waggle dance of a bee: explained.
« Reply #21 on: April 24, 2020, 11:15:37 am »
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If the waggle dance forms a line straight in the middle of the frame say to the right then that means exit the hive and fly to the right 90 degrees to the sun or east of the hive.
I'm having trouble understanding why that wouldn't be to the "west".  Or that it would be unable to determine from the information given. 

Assuming northern hemisphere, at midday, in March, the sun is to the south, to the right would be west.
If it was morning, right be south/southwest?  And evening would be north/northeast?