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acquaintance were fleas and lice, neither of which dance but each of which could
, on occasion, incite their hosts to do so. ... The dance that has received rave
notices in the press is the "Waggle Dance," a solo dance performed without ...
The dance lacks perfection of geometry, but it is undeniably rhythmic and
patterned. The fly gyrates in ever ... But this dance for all its crudity as compared
with the Waggle Dance of the honeybee does code certain information. For
example, the ...
However, since all social behavior is inevitably constructed from elements of
individual behavior, it is possible that some simple built-in dance, a primitive
searching behavior, was the evolutionary forerunner of the honeybee's Waggle
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arseny - LibraryThing
Great book, and it reads surprisingly well. The only sign of age really is the use of pronouns (the scientist is always "he", even despite the fact that female science students are mentioned several ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
I thought that this book was hysterical. It is not the book for people wanted all the scientific facts about flies, although it does have some interesting tidbits along the way. Instead, it cheerfully ... Read full review