Ok, just one more from that USGS Flickr page full of buggy beauty. Somebody got a little extreme with the pollen!
You, umm, you have something on your face. No, not there. There. You almost got it. Yeah, well, actually it’s like, everywhere. You’re a mess. An absolute mess.
Sheesh, the flower is Studio 54 and this little buzzer is to pollen what Rod Stewart was to nose candy. The first step is admitting you have a problem.
I know, the queen made you do it.
It’s about beeeeeeeeees.
Specifically about the amazing relationship that they have evolved with flowers and how they are able to sense a world that is completely invisible to us via ultraviolet light and electric fields. Makes you realize how much you don’t see.
I see the designer bee industry is just about to take off! Imagine, St. Paddy’s Day themed bees …
Source: Boing Boing