How Honey Bee Gut Bacteria Help to Digest Their Pollen-Rich Diet (image) PLOS Share Print E-Mail Caption Scientists have uncovered which bacterial species in the bee gut allow them to digest their pollen-rich diet. Credit Bob Peterson, Flickr Usage Restrictions CC-BY. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.