Beyond bees: looking at the other pollinators of the animal kingdom
These little creatures pollinators of the world!
An essential ecological survival function, without pollinators the human race and all the Earth's ecosystems wouldn't survive. When pollen grains move from flower to flower of the same species, it allows them to reproduce healthy and fertile seeds. Indeed, although pollination is essential for all plants to reproduce, very few can do it on their own. In fact, over 80% of plants and flowers require assistance to pollinate. But if you think for a second that pollination is just the work of bees, you couldn't be more wrong.
From other insects to birds and mammals, click on to discover the pollinators of the animal kingdom.
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