Bees are born with the ability to collect pollen by buzzing, but practice makes perfect

Posted by on April 18, 2016 4:06 pm
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Wild bumblebees are born with the ability to remove pollen from nectarless flowers using high-frequency vibrations, researchers have found. This study is the first to show that the ability to vibrate flowers to extract pollen is an innate behavior in bumblebees and one that is refined over time.

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