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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Busy Bees pg. 1

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    1  The Pretty Colors of Big, Busy Bumble Bees

Have you ever seen a bumble bee? If you have, you know that they are big, fuzzy and busy.

Believe it or not, some scientists spend all day long studying bumble bees. They do that work in the office or in their laboratory or best of all, outdoors!

Jim Cane, a scientist in Utah, has studied bumble bees.

 
Photo of Bombus flavifrons gathering nectar from a purple flower.

Bombus flavifrons gathering nectar from a purple flower. Photo by Jim Cane.

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Last Modified: 2/14/2011
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