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Love on sidewalks Bombus terrestris, mating on a sidewalk, in Dublin. More difficult than to capture this rare event was indeed to see a tourist lying on the floor asking for not to be stepped this copulation ;) Bombus terrestris,Geotagged,Ireland,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Love on sidewalks

Bombus terrestris, mating on a sidewalk, in Dublin. More difficult than to capture this rare event was indeed to see a tourist lying on the floor asking for not to be stepped this copulation ;)

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''Bombus terrestris'', the buff-tailed bumblebee or large earth bumblebee, is one of the most numerous bumblebee species in Europe. It is one of the main species used in greenhouse pollination, and so can be found in many countries and areas where it is not native, such as Tasmania.

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By RMFelix

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Uploaded Jun 28, 2016. Captured Jun 20, 2016 11:31 in War Memorial, Dublin Southside, Dublin, Ireland.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/1.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO160