Pollinators are creatures that eat pollen or nectar and play an important role in the act of plant fertilization. As they travel from one plant to another in the search for something to eat, pollinators become dusted with pollen. This pollen is transfered between flowers as the pollinators move along, helping the plants to reproduce. Honeybees and butterflies are well-known pollinators, but bats, hummingbirds and other larger animals also play a role in pollination.
Bees are the backbone of the environment as we know it, helping many plant and animal species by pollinating. “More than 20,000 bee species around the world are the most important group of pollinators for farming and wild plants,” a representative from The Honeybee Conservancy told Bored Panda.
We can thank bees for such delicious produce as potatoes, tangerines, apples and so, so much... Read more