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Flowers adapt to welcome the birds — but not the bees

A bumblebee flying towards foxgloves.

In Europe, bumblebees pollinate the flowers called foxgloves, but foxgloves that spread to the Americas are also pollinated by hummingbirds and have evolved as a result. Credit: Getty

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Nature 592, 491 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-00963-7

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