Honey bees fill ‘saddlebags’ with pollen. Here’s how they keep them gripped tight

Bees don’t just transport pollen between plants, they also bring balls of it back to the hive for food. These “pollen pellets,” which also include nectar and can account for 30% of a bee’s weight, hang off their hind legs like overstuffed …
Source: Honey & Bee

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