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Responses to the environment


When foraging honeybees return to their hive, they communicate information about food sources through a behavior called a waggle dance. The waggle dance allows the dancer bee to communicate the direction, distance, and quality of a food source to the bees watching the dance, which are called followers. Followers can then fly efficiently to the indicated food source, bringing more food back to the colony.
Which of the following describes the most likely evolutionary explanation for the honeybee behavior described above?
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