May Berenbaum

Dec. 24, 2010

The Buzz on Bees

Most honeybees are bundled up inside their hives for the winter. We'll take a peek inside the hive for a look at bee behavior and bee culture.

bees hive waggle dance

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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