Rescued this bumblebee from the doggie drinking bowl at the water fountain.
A large specimen on a faded rose flower
On Digitalis purpurea
Southern Plains Bumblebee
On bromeliad flowers.
A bumblebee is any member of the bee genus Bombus, in the family Apidae. There are over 250 known species, existing primarily in the Northern Hemisphere although they also occur in South America. They have been introduced to New Zealand and the Australian state of Tasmania.