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Wonder Greenie | by washingtonian3
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Wonder Greenie

The incredible green bee is only about 1/2 to 2/3 the size of a common honey bee but it is a green streak when if flies. I believe it has adapted to the intense competition in pollen gathering by simply getting there quicker and leaving before being kicked out by the larger bees. Even if there is a cluster of ten flowers, the green bee seems to always stay away if there is even one other bee not of its species. It also takes off if another bee lands close by.

  

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Taken on September 14, 2012