Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Honeybee (Apis mellifera) fanning wings at entrance to its hive. Fanning is done to cool the hive and, in this case, to pass chemical messages called pheromones from one bee to another, often to communicate the location of pollen and nectar.

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Keywords: animal, apis mellifera, arthropod, bees, biology, chemical messages, close up, communications, cooling, fan, fanning, hive, honey bee, honeybee, hymenoptera, insect, insecta, invertebrate, macro, macroscopic, passing pheromones, social insects, zoology

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Honeybee fanning wings

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