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THOSE BUSY INSECTS ARE ACTIVELY DOING A LOT OF NOTHING

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If you think you're as busy as a bee, well, think again. Scientists are now discovering that most creatures, even bees, beavers and ants, spend most of their time doing nothing at all, reports 3-2-1 Contact magazine.

Animals do spend time looking for food, mates and shelter. But more often than not, they're snoozing, sprawling or just walking around in circles.Scientists at the University of Vermont say animals are usually lazy for a good reason. Some need time to digest their food. Others take breaks to save energy for when they really need it.

So if hummingbirds spend 80 percent of their day motionless, guess who's the real workhorse out there? Compared to other critters, humans spend up to four times as many hours working!