Photo: Bees Enlisted to Attack Crows in Tokyo



A seabird known as a little tern soars over Turkey in an undated photo.

Little terns nesting at Tokyo's Haneda Airport after a long migration have for years been victims of crows that eat tern eggs and chicks. Now two nonprofit groups are hoping to protect the terns using honeybees, which are known to attack dark-colored objects that come near the bees' hives.

Photograph by Klaus Nigge


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