The Waggle Dance of the Honeybee - Georgia Tech College of Computing (Documentary on YouTube)New research suggests that honeybees actually measure distances by the amount of optical information encountered during a flight. The energy model presented in this video derives from earlier work by Karl von Frisch, but now seems to be refuted by the optical flow model.
The flight of a bumble bee - Animal Camera - BBC Earth, June 2009
Watch this amazing video on YouTube to learn more about the behaviour of the bumble bee, including its long flights at high speed and its ability to fly in straight lines - Bee Lines! Great video from BBC wildlife show Animal Camera, hosted by Steve Leonard.