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Ooh that face!
The Great horned owl
Gazelle in the Grasslands
Blooming Barrel
Sunrise at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Zebra stampede-Get out of their way!
Dining Companion
A Risky Jump over Horseshoe Bend
The American Bald Eagle.
Gladys Knight and the Pips
A Trek up The Great Wall of China
Aloe vera blossoms and a Bee
Battle of lights
Chillin' in a Glacier
St. Mark's Campanile
Rainbow Jump
A Time to Reflect
Water City
Paris Sunset
Dark Path
Mist in a Vineyard
Milky Spiders
Hiding in Plain Sight
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Aloe vera blossoms and a Bee

The Desert Botanical Garden is a place where not just plants have been gathered, but where bees choose to find sanctuary as well. To me, this photo exemplifies happiness. With its sunny disposition, yellow blossoms, and a bee doing what bees do best, nothing could be sweeter. Show a bee some love, let them fly, let them wiggle around your plants, give them respect. Without them, our world would be a very different place, let's stop and smell the flower together.

TAGS: Arizona, Bee

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Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Sidney Mertens.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 3, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5100
Focal Length: 150mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO200
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