Video: Honey Bees Crash Landing In Slow Motion

With the assistance of a high speed camera, we were able to get some great footage of bees landing at the hive, and bees wash-boarding on the landing board.

We setup the camera again, for a longer duration and at several different angles which allowed me to generate a compilation video of nothing but crash landings.

I believe several of the shots include guard bees watching carefully as bees come in for a landing.

My favorite landing is at about 1:50 seconds in the movie.


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The Beneficial Bee says...
Date:   August 14, 2011, 6:36 pm

Very funny!  Who would have guessed bees were so clumsy!

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