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Photo: The flower of Ceropegia sandersonii. Credit: Stefan Dötterl

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This Flower Stinks Like a Stressed-Out Bee

Why smell like a bee under attack? All the better to lure bee-hungry flies.

Published On 10/06/2016
5:00 PM EDT
Photo: A honeybee eaten by a spider with food-stealing flies. A drop of venom is visible at the tip of the stinger. Credit: Gernot Kunz