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Queen Mary, University of London

Bee Caught by a Crab Spider

Caption: Where danger lurks on flowers, bees are best advised not to go it alone: a pollinator in the fangs of a crab spider. New research from Queen Mary University of London suggests bumblebees can distinguish between safe and dangerous environments, and are attracted to land on flowers popular with other bees when exposed to perilous situations.

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