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University of Toronto

Hummings Birds Can Burn Fructose Equally as Well as Glucose

Caption: Professor Kenneth Welch and his team found that hummingbirds can burn fructose equally as well as glucose, which is something other invertebrates cannot achieve.

Credit: Ken Jones

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