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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baby bumblebee
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Submitted: Friday, 14th September, 2012 21:32 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 9th April, 2010
Focal length: 70 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F13
ISO: 200
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