Bee information: Bees and their sense of taste

Bee collecting pollen from an apple blossom
Honey bees have been found to be able to distinguish between sweet, sour, bitter and salt, and thus have a sense of "taste."
Bees are more sensitive to salts than humans, but less sensitive to bitter flavors.
This information is from Think Quest 

1 comment:

  1. Interesting. We are always looking for info on nature and helping kids to commune with it. ta!