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  • I am awake.

  • Pollination is very important because it helps plants, flowers and food crops to grow so that we have lots of lovely things to eat.

  • One in every three spoonfuls of our food started off.

  • His crops, pollinated by bees and other insects on foods such as tomatoes, ober, jeans, blueberries and cranberries, all rely on bumble bees.

  • So how does it work?

  • Well, when it be lands on the flower to feed and suck up nectar or gather pollen, extra pollen sticks to the hairs on its body.

  • When the bee flies to the next flower, the extra pollen from the bumble bee's body sticks to the new flower on.

  • This is called pollination.

  • When the pollen reaches the right parts of the new flower, it turns the flower into a fruit that contains seeds from which new plants congrats.

  • Oh, farms all over the world rely on bumble bees to spread pollen around their crops.

I am awake.

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