Don’t Poop Where You Eat: Bee Defecation on Flowers May Explain Disease Transmission

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In a recent study, flower shape played a role in defecation patterns for common eastern bumble bees (Bombus impatiens). Researchers say this could reveal a disease transmission route affecting bee populations.

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