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Rosti 

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If this has been posted previously then apologies. I enjoyed watching it!

Source: BBC archives
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Any day other than today, I would have enjoyed this :(

Had my first swarm this morning. :rant:
 

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That video is incredible! I'd seen the writing of that page before but not the video accompanying it.

It would be interesting to know if the scientists have been able to artificially stimulate a swarm by reproducing the piping sound. That would prove the hypothesis that the piping causes the swarm rather than it being a symptom of an imminent swarm.
 

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