Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Honeybee (Apis mellifera) flitting from flower to flower in search of nectar, a sweet fluid many plants store deep within their flowers. In doing so, the bee becomes an agent in the pollination of this plant as it inadvertly passes pollen from one flower to the next. Honeybees and many other insects play an important role in the pollination of many flowerings plants and crops.

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Keywords: animal, apis mellifera, arthropod, bees, biology, close up, eating, feeding, flower, flowers, honey bee, honeybee, hymenoptera, insect, insecta, invertebrate, macro, macroscopic, nectar, pollen, pollinate, pollinating, pollination, social insects, zoology

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Honeybee flitting from flower to flower

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