The Hoverfly

The Hoverfly

The Hoverfly!
Hoverflies are cool.
They hover over flowers and feed on nectar and pollen.
There are about 6,000 species of Hoverflies.
Hoverflies are common everywhere in the world except Antarctica.
Hoverflies are important to ecosystems.
Hoverflies look like bees but are harmless.
Bees are the most important pollinators.
Hoverflies are the second-most important pollinators.
Bees carry a greater volume of pollen but Hoverflies make a greater number of flower visits.
OMG! Hoverflies mate in midair!

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