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Question:
Do bees have ears? If so, where are they? I seem to remember that grasshoppers have ears on their knees. Do bees too?



Replies:
No. Honey bees do not have "ears" even like those of crickets and grasshoppers, and do not sense sound in any way like humans or other animals.

J. Elliott


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