Click on cartoon to see how different a flower can look to a bee
Bees can see ultraviolet light. This is a type of light beyond
violet or purple and is responsible for causing us to get a sunburn
if we stay out in the sun too long.
Click on the cartoon to see how
different a flower can look to a bee in ultraviolet light compared to
it's rather plain appearance to us in visible light.
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