Bees Love Caffeine, Maybe A Little Too Much
Researchers found that bees will ignore pretty much everything for some caffeine-filled nectar.By Ben Lawson | October 16, 2015
Turns out humans aren't the only ones susceptible to a caffeine addiction. Apparently, bees like a jolt to start their day off as well.
Once bees discovered the sources containing caffeinated nectar, they were less likely to seek out other plants to forage. They also worked much harder to recruit other bees to the sources containing caffeine and mostly ignored the caffeine-free flowers.