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(Natural Science): bee bumblebee bumble bee pollinating pollination of lavender purple flowers from bush flowering in July in London England closeup 52 DHD.jpg
D=2005-07-25 [Jul 25, 2005]; S=2MB, 3072x2304; T=JPEG image [MIME:image/jpeg];
Key: D= file date of exhibit; S= size in bytes, XxY pixels, etc; T= type of exhibit; L= location/time or viewpoint of exhibit (if known).
- bee = bees, 蜂, bij, bi, ape, Biene, abeja, Apidae, Hymenoptera, insect = Bees (family Apidae) are classified along with sawflies, wasps and ants in the order Hymenoptera. Bees can be social or solitary.
- bee bumblebee = bumblebees, Bombus spp, 熊蜂, bombo, bourdon, hommel, abejorro = So-called because of the way they seem to bumble aimlessly from flower to flower. Bumblebees are found mainly in northern temperate regions. Hairy, underground nesting, social bees. European bumblebees rarely sting, though many of them can, and their sting is not barbed so they can sting more than once. See the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and The Bumblebee Pages for more!
- closeup = close-up/macro; tightly framed and imaged at a relatively large scale
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