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The Bee

Queen Bee and Workers

Claire Preston isn't a beekeeper but she's written an informative book titled Bee. Published in 2006 by Reaktion Books, London, it's short, simple and sweet. Especially sweet. Her 10 chapters tantalize...

Queen Bee and Workers
Queen Bee and Workers

QUEEN BEE (center with the dot) is tended by worker bees. Bees are social insects, creating a highly social organization with set duties and responsibilities. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2009 at 6:23 PM

Light My Fire

Something buggy here

There they sat, a row of jack o'lanterns ready for a light. Undergraduate students at the University of California, Davis, created them for the "Happy Halloween" open house, held Oct. 23 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, 1124 Academic...

Something buggy here
Something buggy here

SOMETHING BUGGY HERE: These jack o'lanterns cast an eerie glow: a butterfly, honey bee and a dragonfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee a Pumpkin
Bee a Pumpkin

BEE A PUMPKIN--This jack o'lantern drew a lot of interest at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Happy Halloween" open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 24, 2008 at 4:33 PM

Writing with Light

Ten-lined June beetle

I've always loved the wit and wisdom of insect-inspired poets. God in His wisdom made the fly And then forgot to tell us why. - - Ogden Nash "The Fly" We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how...

Ten-lined June beetle
Ten-lined June beetle

"Wanna make something of it?" Ten-lined June beetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee
Honey bee

"C'mon in, the nectar's fine." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blow fly
Blow fly

"Hey, I'm a pollinator, too!" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Carpenter bee
Carpenter bee

"Okay, I'm a pest, but just think of me as a bee." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee on pomegranate blossom
Bee on pomegranate blossom

"I came for the nectar but I'm staying for the pollen." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mosquito
Mosquito

"I'm out for blood." Culex quinquefasciatus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Spotted cucumber beetle
Spotted cucumber beetle

"Just think of me as a lady bug." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 5:55 PM
Tags: bee (8), bugs (12), insects (51), mosquito (5), photography (4), ten-lined June beetle (1), writing with light (1)

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