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2019-07-08 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Video shows thousands of bees VIBRATING on the ground before dying after 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck California
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Posted by Woodrow 2019-07-08 09:25|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10798 views ]  Top

#1 appearing to shake and buzz on the ground

Let me propose the 'buzzing' on the ground is a desperate attempt to fly, but because of the magnetic field anomalies that occur pre/post quakes the poor little buggers no longer know which way is up.

Phototropic you say? Sure, but that gives them the signal to move, not which way is up.

Geotropic? Yes, for burrowing not flying upside down.
Posted by Skidmark 2019-07-08 13:21||   2019-07-08 13:21|| Front Page Top

#2 Release of methane? Silent but deadly?
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-07-08 16:15||   2019-07-08 16:15|| Front Page Top

#3 Good guesses. Behavior I've never seen, at least in Minnesota hives.

Ground struggles like this are typically when bees are physically injured.
Posted by Woodrow 2019-07-08 17:58||   2019-07-08 17:58|| Front Page Top

#4 Nah, they were probably just exposed to some rap music he was playing right before the earthquake.
Posted by gorb 2019-07-08 18:13||   2019-07-08 18:13|| Front Page Top

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