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A “Black Orange and Yellow” Bumble Bee ( Bombus centralis ) drinks from tiny flowers on a plant that is nearly as fuzzy as the bee itself.

Canon EOS 60D
Canon EF 70-200mm 1:4 L IS USM
200mm, 1/320, f /5.6, 0 EV, ISO 2000
Hand-held

Tisdall Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
28 Jun 2013

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I am a natural historian and published author, illustrator and photographer. I also take photography commissions and have had a wonderful time with a recent project for the University of British Columbia Farm. Many thanks for visiting my little space here on RedBubble, and thank you also for your purchases—they are very much appreciated.

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