Waggle Dance | How Bees Communicate
The ‘waggle dance’ is form of communication between bees. It consists of a figure-eight motion. The waggle dance tells two important things: The distance to a food source The direction in relation to the sun The angle of the dance communicates which way the honey bees should travel in relation to the sun. Following the direciton obtained by the angle of the dance, the bee will eventualy come across the food source.