Honeybees tell their hivemates how much scenery they should fly past, not how far they should fly.
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Esch,H. E., Zhang, S., Srinivasan, M. V. & Tautz, J. Honeybee dances communicate distances measured by optic flow. Nature 411,581-583(2001).
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Whitfield, J. Bees go with the flow. Nature (2001). https://doi.org/10.1038/news010531-9