Ep 98: Buzzzzzzz

BewilderBeasts!

Feb 19 2024 • 19 mins

Bees make one last appearance on the show, this time getting hammered on college campuses to help scientists understand the neural pathways of human addiction.

Resources for today's episode:
https://www.vice.com/en/article/zmjgxj/bees-australia-get-drunk-on-fermented-nectar-and-refused-re-entry-to-hive

https://savannahbee.com/blogs/the-latest-buzz/yes-bees-can-get-drunk#:~:text=Bees%20act%20a%20lot%20like,was%20going%20and%20getting%20lost.

https://www.zmescience.com/feature-post/natural-sciences/animals/animal-facts/animals-drunk-feature/

Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) Show a Preference for the Consumption of Ethanol

Julie A. Mustard,  Ramiro Oquita,  Paulina Garza,  Alexander Stoker found via https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=PgBd-F0AAAAJ&hl=en

Cocaine bees:
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2008/dec/23/cocaine-bees-australia-drug-research

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