Bumblebees outwit robotic spiders

From the BBC: Bumblebees outwit robotic spiders.

Scientists have found that bumblebees learn from their "near-death" encounters with crab spiders and adapt their future foraging strategies.

They watched real bees in an artificial meadow — containing yellow "flowers" and robotic crab spiders.

Bees that had been "captured" spent longer inspecting flowers during subsequent foraging trips.

They may outwit the spiders — but at the expense of [continue]