If You Want A Pet Bee, You Must Be Called A Wanna-Bee.

F/6.3, 1/100, ISO 250.

Bumblebee

What do you call a wasp?

A wanna-bee!

Interesting Fact: Bumblebees use sense of smell to detect flowers rich in nectar. Sense of smell is located on the antennas on the head. ( http://www.softschools.com/facts/animals/bumblebee_facts/582/ )

It’s My Honey, And I Want It Now!

F/5.6, 1/125, ISO 500.

Bumble Bee

What do you call a bee born in May?

A maybe!

Interesting Fact: Unlike the honeybee, bumblebees will not die after stinging. They can sting as much as they want. Luckily, they are not aggressive and they will sting only in self defense. ( http://www.softschools.com/facts/animals/bumblebee_facts/582/ )

Got You!

Bumblebee

F/8.0, 1/125, ISO 320.

Bumblebee

Why do bees hum?

Because they’ve forgotten the words!

Interesting Fact: Bumblebees eat pollen and nectar collected from various flowers. They produce minimal amount of honey that is used as food for the young bumblebees. ( http://www.softschools.com/facts/animals/bumblebee_facts/582/ )

Bee Mine!

bee

F/ 8.0, 1/200, ISO 100.

Bumblebee

Why did the bee get married?

Because he found his honey

Interesting Fact: Queen hibernates during the winter and starts laying eggs in the spring. She lays 8 to 12 eggs at a time. Young bumblebees emerge after 21 days.  ( http://www.softschools.com/facts/animals/bumblebee_facts/582/ )

Hey Honey!

Bumblebee flower

F/ 6.3, 1/1000, ISO 800.

Bumblebee

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What did the bee say to the other bee when they landed on the same flower?

Buzz off.

Interesting Fact: Bumblebees live in society that consists of up to 400 individuals. They are divided in three groups: queen, worker bees and drones. Worker bees develop from the eggs during the spring. They collect pollen and feed newly born bees. Drones develop from the eggs during the summer. They die immediately after fertilization. ( http://www.softschools.com/facts/animals/bumblebee_facts/582/ )

 

Buzzing Around!

Bumblebee

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Bumblebee

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Who is the bees favorite singer?

Sting!

Interesting Fact: Bumblebees produce buzzing sound as a result of vibration of muscles used for flying. These muscles increase temperature of the body and facilitate gathering of pollen. ( http://www.softschools.com/facts/animals/bumblebee_facts/582/ )