Deep Look

This Vibrating Bumblebee Unlocks a Flower's Hidden Treasure

Season 3 Episode 12 | 3m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

Most flowering plants are more than willing to spread their pollen around. But some flowers hold out for just the right partner. Bumblebees and other buzz pollinators know just how to handle these stubborn flowers. They vibrate the blooms, shaking them until they give up the nutritious pollen.

Aired: 11/08/16

Rating: NR


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