Elephants, despite their thick skin and imposing heft, are terrified of bees. And for good reason: When #elephants disturb a beehive, they trigger its defensive swarming response, which often leads to bees stinging the sensitive tissue inside their trunks. Being such intelligent animals, elephants have learned to associate bees with excruciating nose pain. They even have a specific "bees!" alarm call, and they're known to flee the sound of buzzing alone — as seen in the video below: #science #bees https://www.treehugger.com/how-beehive-fences-help-elephants-and-farmers-4867385