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A bee's color vision ranges from ultra violet (which we can't see) to yellow/orange. To a bee, red will appear the same as black, but they will be able to see any ultra violet reflected from what is to us a red (or black) surface.

No. A bee's colour vision extends from orange-yellow to ultra-violet. They can't see red, but they can see ultra-violet, which we can't.

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