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Beans & Bees (Not Bats) Gave Us Butterflies

Season 6 Episode 9

About the Episode

For a few years we thought bats were to thank for the existence of butterflies. The idea was that the evolution of bats drove one group of moths to abandon the night entirely, becoming active during the day to escape, giving rise to butterflies. But it turns out the groups we should actually be thanking for the beautiful bugs are bees and beans.

Aired: 12/04/23 | Expires: | Runtime: 7m 09s
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