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A bee gorges itself with honey on a wax frame with cells full of nectar.

Honeybees on comb filled with nectar. The nectar gathered from flowers is watery so once bees fill up the combs they then fan their wings to evaporate the excess water. The honey gets thick and the bees know when it's cured so that they can cap it.

Progression of a bee egg to the larva stage

Progression of a bee egg to the larva stage then pupa lacking any pigmentation up to the final stage before birth when the future bee takes on its pigment.


This is a common European honey bee trying to clean pumpkin pollen off of itself. The trick is to wait for them to get busy doing something so that I ca. Covered in Pumpkin Pollen

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