Image of the Day: Leggy Bees 

Female South African bees evolved lengthy limbs to better amass oil from the snapdragon flowers they pollinate.

Sep 15, 2017
The Scientist Staff

Rediviva longimanusANTON PAUW See A. Pauw et al., “Long-legged bees make adaptive leaps: linking adaptation to coevolution in a plant–pollinator network,” Proceedings of the Royal Society Bdoi:10.1098/rspb.2017.1707, 2017.