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Common honey bee

Apis mellifera


Honey bees refine and concentrate nectar to make honey so they will have food when flower nectar is unavailable. They remain active throughout the winter, consuming and metabolizing honey in order to keep from freezing to death.


On purple deadnettle plants.

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Maria dB
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Maria dB

Pittsboro, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 15, 2013
Submitted on Mar 16, 2013

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