The Australian blue-banded bees have a very effective way of getting pollen from flowers. They head butt the flowers over three hundred times in a second. Compared to bumblebees, blue-banded bees pollinate more in a smaller amount of time.





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Aussie Bee Head-Butts Flowers 350 Times Per Second

But the Aussie bees had another idea. Faces Of BeesFlies And Friends: Photos. The blue-banded rockers were able to shake more pollen free from a flower, and spend less time at it, by head-butting it at such high speed that only slow-motion video …

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