Foraging bumblebee electrifies petunia – University of Bristol

From the video:

An electrode is inserted into the stem of a petunia and a bee is allowed to forage freely in the vicinity.  The potential recorded at the electrode is displayed in real time to show the electrical effect of a foraging bumblebee landing on the flower.

These measurements were carried out in a faraday cage.

Video and electrode recording by David Roberts

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