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Unlike nectar foragers, pollen foragers take the pollen into the hive and deposit it into the cells themselves.
(Nectar foragers pass it onto a worker bee inside the hive. She will "chew" it for 20-30 minutes before depositing it into a cell.)


Here are two videos of workers returning loaded up with pollen and scraping it out of their pollen baskets - a top view, and a side view.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DY6lhbaylrs


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6clMy1Pd5Lo

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