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Contact: Sandra Hines
University of Washington

Moth Seeks Nectar

Caption: A moth can take advantage of a buffet of blossoms because of two olfactory "channels" for processing smells, one attuned to instinctive favorites and the other able to remember alternate sources of nectar.

Credit: Charles Hedgcock, RBP/ U of Arizona

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