Honey Bee Zeroing in on Zinnia

Bug Squad - Happenings in the Insect World   By Kathy Keatley Garvey  7/29/13

Watching honey bees zero in on the zinnias: Zounds! 

Zinnias, known throughout the world as showy and easy-to-grow flowers, are as colorful as they are attractive to bees.

Last week we watched a honey bee head toward a zinnia, grab some nectar, buzz around the blossom, and return again and again.

The site: the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, which is quite attractive to people as well as to...




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