[LINK] Whoops - bee man was right...

Stewart Fist stewart_fist at optusnet.com.au
Sat Jan 6 12:37:25 AEDT 2007

> An Alice Springs apiarist says he is predicting big rains for central
> Australia within the next two months because of some unusual behaviour by his
> bees. 

The 7.30 report the other day showed that Central Australia and NW Western
Australia have both had record levels of rain right throughout this year...
pushing Australia's average fall above the normal despite the southern

Which probably suggests how the apiarist was able to make this prediction in
November 2006 and be reasonably confident of being right (it is their wet
season after all).  It might also explain how the bees had the resources to
make all that honey and wax.

Stewart Fist, writer, journalist, film-maker
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