Posts Tagged ‘Bee tossing’

Outstretched front legs to grab bee

Hey you, get out of there…

I was shooting video on the bees pollinating our flowering cherry tree when to my surprise I saw a bee actually pull another bee off a blossom.

You're going down...

You’re going down…

The bully bee then flew off, not even partaking of the nectar.  So why did she pull the first one off?

Here’s a video capturing the play-by-play…

Here’s another example of bees interacting on a blossom

…and a bee brushing a different insect off the side of a crocus.

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