Study: Larger-Sized Bumblebee Foragers Start Work Earlier

By leaving the colony earlier to find and exploit flowers in low light, larger-sized foragers of the buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) are aided by their more sensitive eyes and can effectively increase their food contributions, according to a study published in the journal Ecology and Evolution. “Foraging on flowers early in the morning is a possibility […]
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