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Bees aren’t the only pollinators out there. Some of the other, more surprising pollinators aren’t just unconventional, they give us unique examples of how the relationship between pollinators and plants evolved in the first place.

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Sources:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…

Shrew:
https://www.springer.com/about+spring…
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/do…
http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/d…
https://www.researchgate.net/publicat… [PDF]

Lizard:
https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/pol…
https://www.cell.com/trends/ecology-e…
https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wil…
https://www.publish.csiro.au/bt/BT08179

Cockroach:
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/ne…
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science…
https://www.researchgate.net/publicat… [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/publicat… [PDF]

Crustaceans:
https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomm…
https://www.int-res.com/articles/feat… [PDF]

Chocolate midge:
https://askentomologists.com/2015/01/…
https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.or…
https://www.sciencefriday.com/article…
http://agris.fao.org/agris-search/sea…
https://www.worldcocoafoundation.org/… [PDF]

Images:
Petra Wester Institute of Sensory Ecology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Universitätsstr. 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany:

http://www.pollinationecology.org/ind…
https://www.flickr.com/photos/lungfis…
http://www.pollinationecology.org/ind…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rh…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tr…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fe…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ma…
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi…
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Th…
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi…