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hungry honeybees bring it to the bushes
February 28, 2009, 4:37 pm
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honey bees….lots of  ’em…


this was yesterday at lunch.  only one of my 20 creosote bushes is blossoming already.  scads of bees were working it over.



no dennis…those aren’t mini-tennis balls or a 3 foot bee. that is a creosote bud.


see that guy looking at me?  he’s like, “you knowwww.  me and my friends could kill you.”  but i kept going. snippity snap.


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hello goodbear its dennis the vizsla dog hay hmmm i dont no i dont see enny roolers or other objekts in that pikcher to proov its not a three fut bee!!!! i think i wil be hiding under the bed until i am shoor it is sayf to come owt and i wont be kerreed off by enny jiant insekts hay tucker why dont yoo go owt and see if the coast is kleer??? ha ha ok bye

Comment by Dennis the Vizsla

i just love the second photo of the bee flying. and see, you don’t need a macro…especially when the bee is 3 ft long. dennis, these may be the mutant x-ray bees. ha ha ha

Comment by buzzybeegirl

You certain there isn’t a nuke plant near you? These guys look huge!

Comment by forkboy

I’m with Dennis on this, I don’t see a ruler either 🙂

Comment by daisydog

it is an italian bee (ligustica) known to be the less aggressive bee in the world.

Comment by scorpionedargento

it may be that type of bee, but since 99% of the honeybees in Southern AZ are Africanized/hybrids, I wouldn’t take my chances. The Carl-Hayden bee lab usually measures the wings to determine if they are Africanized or not.

Comment by buzzybeegirl

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