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29.5 x 38.4 cm ⏐ 11.6 x 15.1 in (300dpi)
SCOTT CAMAZINE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SCOTT CAMAZINE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Scanning electron micrograph of a honeybee stinger showing the channel for venom. Also shown are the recurved barbs that prevent the bee from pulling out its stinger. Instead, the stinger is ripped out of the bees body and stays in the victims skin.
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