Bees And Their Tiny Backpacks

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Bees And Their Tiny Backpacks
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There's been a lot of buzz about colony collapse disorder, a phenomenon causing bees to die off around the world, and Australian scientists are trying a new approach to studying the phenomenon: They're attaching tiny sensors to bees.

More than 5,000 honeybees are being equipped with 2.5mm x 2.5mm sensors that relay data to recorders placed around hives and known food sources.
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This Is a Caterpillar! WTF?!

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This Is a Caterpillar! WTF?!
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This is the caterpillar of a large moth species called the Pink Underwing Moth (Phyllodes imperials).