Bees Do It

The ever-entertaining BBC reports that the bees do it too. Get drunk, that is.

Researchers at Ohio State University in the US have found that bees react to alcohol in the same way as people do [...] The team found it affected their flying, walking and grooming. [...] the bees which had consumed the higher concentrations of ethanol spent the least time flying or grooming and spent more time on their backs.

Which goes a long way toward explaining the mating rituals along Ludlow Street on Friday nights…

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