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2009 Marked Queen Bee | by steveburt1947
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2009 Marked Queen Bee

This large, queen Honey Bee, a Russian/Italian hybrid, is about 6 weeks old. She is home grown, and is sporting a green paint dot, green being the marking color for 2009, applied cautiously with a latex paint stick. Note how attractive she is to the worker bees near her.

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Taken on July 15, 2009