Bees Are First Insects Shown to Understand the Concept of Zero

Bees Are First Insects Shown to Understand the Concept of Zero

Bees seem to understand the idea of zero – the first invertebrate shown to do so. When the insects were encouraged to fly towards a platform carrying fewer shapes than another one, they apparently recognized “no shapes” as a smaller value than “some shapes”.

Read the entire article here: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2142884-bees-are-first-insects-shown-to-understand-the-concept-of-zero/