Bumblebees

Challenge #11 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Let us see your best photos of those large, hairy, jumbo jets of the bee family. Just bumblebees, not honey bees, carpenter bees, native bees; NO hover flies etc. The bee/bees must be outside, on flowers, leaves, buzzing around, or just doing what bumblebees do; NOT under studio lights. Check Wikipedia for information about bumblebees. SIZE DOES MATTER: See below!
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Submitted: Saturday, 8th September, 2012 18:57 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 14th July, 2012
Focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 400
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