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SUSUMU NISHINAGA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SUSUMU NISHINAGA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Honey bee leg. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the leg of a honeybee (Apis mellifera) covered in pollen grains (round). The dense coating of hairs has trapped the pollen. This pollen may be brushed off onto the stigma of flowers the bee visits, pollinating the flowers.
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