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Honey bee  Apis mellifera,Macro,Western honey bee Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Great details, so sharp! Posted 7 years ago
  2. Great macro, buddy! Promoted to homepage and added to these lists:

    Posted 7 years ago, modified 7 years ago

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The western honey bee or European honey bee is the most common of the 7–12 species of honey bee worldwide. The genus name ''Apis'' is Latin for "bee", and ''mellifera'' is the Latin for "honey-bearing", referring to the species' production of honey.

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Uploaded Jul 28, 2013. Captured Jul 20, 2013 18:47.
  • Canon EOS 500D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm