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Packing 'n Pressing Pollen

Honey Bee

Quick! How many legs does a honey bee have? If you said "three pairs" or "six legs," you'd bee right. But have you ever noticed the honey bee in flight? The worker bee packs pollen in her pollen baskets or corbiculae, located...

Honey Bee
Honey Bee

HONEY BEE, one leg extended, heads for the pollen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pressing Pollen
Pressing Pollen

THIS HONEY BEE is pressing her load of pollen, forming it into a pellet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2009 at 5:09 PM
Tags: bee (8), corbiculae (1), pellets (1), pollen (27), Susan Cobey (83)
 
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