Funny Honey at the Zoo Reveals Bees’ Foraging on Sugar Baits

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In the course of a study on mosquito movement, researchers discovered that local colonies of honey bees had foraged on a nontoxic sugar bait meant for the mosquitoes. The bait was dyed red to track mosquitoes that fed on it, but the dye also showed up in much of the bees’ honey.

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