...And The Bees...

Bees, honey, and things related, but also ladybugs, insects, butterflies, moths, and even a spider or two...mostly just gorgeous photographs or amazing facts about what most consider "creepy crawlers." When macro photography is the purpose and the insect incidental (e.g., dew that happens to be on a bug), there will be insect pins in the "Droplets" board. There are likely occasional related pins in "Flora, Fauna, & Vistas" and the various "Color Me ___" boards.
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"Madagascar Butterfly," Photograph by Garry Gay

Madagascar Butterfly

Madagascar Butterfly Photograph by Garry Gay - Madagascar Butterfly Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale ~Hermosa mariposa~

Slide 15 of 50 in "Decorating Easter Eggs." -- "Bumble Bees: These insects are spinning a yarn about how they came to bee: quail eggs wrapped in bits of yarn make up the bees, while a larger chicken egg wrapped in yarn stands in for their hive."

Decorating Easter Eggs

Previous pinner: "Malta's pre-euro coinage, 1972-2007"

Malta's pre-euro coinage, (used on Nov 2013 meeting announcement)

"Bee Easter Egg"

We think this egg artwork is a sweet Easter idea! Would make a great decoration to go with your baked Easter treats :)

Ladybug eggs

♥Joaninhas no Controle Biológico das Pragas

"Animal picture of the day: red, white, and blue butterfly" -- "Malay Red Harlequin (Paralaxita damajanti) in Indonesian Borneo." Photo by Rhett A. Butler.

"Animal picture of the day: red, white, and blue butterfly" -- "Malay Red Harlequin (Paralaxita damajanti) in Indonesian Borneo." Photo by Rhett A.

From The Green Uptown, a passive park in Charlotte, North Carolina, comes this gem: "With the sounds bees buzzing from camouflaged speakers, these stamped iron tiles are inlaid throughout the brick walkways." Photo by Tiffany Stern.

Recently I had discovered this magical little park in the heart of uptown, and on today, the anniversary of I thought it was a.

From "The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012," "68. THE VENEZUELAN POODLE MOTH, Photograph by Arthur Anker on Flick"

Recently discovered poodle moth photographed by taxonomist Dr Arthur Anker during a recent trip to Venezuela. Poodle moth isn't its official name though, that's just what people are calling it until it can be properly classified.

"Carol Ann Duffy – the newest of the bee poets. [Britain's] poet laureate has joined Virgil and Sylvia Plath and plenty inbetween by celebrating the winged saviours in verse." Click through for more on her work and that of others on bees.

Carol Ann Duffy – the newest of the bee poets

Carol Ann Duffy – the newest of the bee poets. Britain's poet laureate is celebrating the winged honeybee in verse.

Click through for more gorgeous macro photography featured in the post "Tale of Nature from Vyacheslav Mishchenko."

Tale of Nature: Magical World Of Snails Captured In Macro Photography from Vyacheslav Mishchenko. Ukrainian photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko is passionat

"Lunch time," by eev99 via Trek Earth -- Photographer's Note: "A feeding cluster of butterflies snacking on fruit at the butterfly display in Niagara Falls."

"Lunch time," by via Trek Earth -- Photographer's Note: "A feeding cluster of butterflies snacking on fruit at the butterfly display in Niagara Falls.

"The Largest Moth in the World -- The Atlas moth (Attacus atlas) is a large saturniid moth found in the tropical and subtropical forests of Southeast Asia, and common across the Malay archipelago.  Atlas moths are considered the largest moths in the world in terms of total wing surface area [upwards of c. 400 cm2 (62 sq in)]. Their wingspans are also amongst the largest, reaching over 25 cm (10 in). Females are appreciably larger and heavier." More info at click-through.

The giant Atlas moth (Attacus atlas). Photo by Lars van de Goor ©. The Atlas moth is the largest moth in the world in terms of wing surface area, which can reach up to one foot in length! Habitat: Southeast Asia, and common across the Malay archipelago

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