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What

Yellow-banded Bumble Bee Bombus terricola

Observer

benarmstrong

Date

July 7, 2020 09:57 AM ADT

Description

It was about 15C when I arrived and the bee was barely moving. After a bit of photographing the bee and manipulating the flower to get different angles, it started to move around with leg stretches and pumping its abdomen to warm up.

Video showing bee warming up: https://youtu.be/a2AD6GjYQ-E

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