Photo: Bees Like It Hot: Pollinators Prefer Warm Flowers, Study Reveals



A bumblebee alights on top of a flower in this infrared image. Scientists have found that bees prefer to visit warmer flowers and may use color cues to identify hotter sources of nectar and pollen. The findings may have broad implications for the evolution of flowering plants.

Photograph courtesy BEEgroup Würzburg, University of Würzburg/Nature


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