Science and Technology

Bees can count past the number four

Posted on: Mon 14 Oct 2019

Did you know that bees are actually pretty good at maths?

Science has observed that bees can count up to the number four, and even understand the concept of zero; but researchers at RMIT have recently conducted an experiment to determine if bees have even higher counting capabilities.

Adrian Dyer, Associate Professor at RMIT University joins Breakfast’s Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann to explain this new research.



Produced by Zak Stuart

Image Source: Jean-Raphaël Guillaumin (CC BY-SA 2.0)


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