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Image: European honey bee extracts nectar
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Description: A European honey bee (Apis mellifera) extracts nectar from an Aster flower using its proboscis. Tiny hairs covering the bee's body maintain a slight electrostatic charge, causing pollen from the flower's anthers to stick to the bee, allowing for pollination when the bee moves on to another flower.
Title: European honey bee extracts nectar
Credit: Photo by John Severns.
Author: John Severns = Severnjc
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