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Bumble Bee
A bumble bee on a purple daisy
Bombus californicus, on Purple Ginny sage
Bumble bee on a thistle globe
A bumble bee searching for nectar inside a flower.
Bumblebee life
Humble bumble enjoying the last colors of Fall
Flight of the Bumble Bee
Pollenation
Bumble Bee Covered in Pollen
Bumble Bee
Assassin Fly with its prey (Bumble Bee)
A bumble bee in mid-flight while walking the Greenway in Cleveland, TN.
Bumblebee feeding
Bumblebee
Slow Down
A bumble bee collecting nectar in the Indiana summer.
Bumble and Baby
Bumbe Bee Beauty
Bumble Bee Brunch.
A bumble bee resting on a sunflower
A bee's world
Bumble Bee on a Spring Day
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Assassin Fly with its prey (Bumble Bee)

For some reason, I have quite a few Assassin/Robber Flies in my gardens. Unfortunately, these fierce predators can't differentiate between the bad insects and the good insects, as this one killed one of my Bumble Bees.

TAGS: Bumble Bee, Indiana, Prey, United States

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Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Lea Foster.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
Total Views: 90
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 9, 2016, 4:01 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T5i
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/20
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America