The Toilet Paper
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The Toilet Paper

Bees Have Democracy Figured Out — And They’re Better Politicians Than Most Humans

To see a democracy that actually works, look no further than the nearest beehive

(beate bachmann/Pixabay)

Sometimes, a beehive becomes so overcrowded it must split in half. Worker bees will pick an infant and begin feeding it a generous serving of royal jelly until it develops into a second queen.

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Philip S. Naudus

Philip S. Naudus

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High school teacher by day, koala by night. Founder of Koala Quest. My wife is a cartoonist with a Ph.D., and she co-authors all of these articles.