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39.6 x 31.8 cm ⏐ 15.6 x 12.5 in (300dpi)
CLOUDS HILL IMAGING LTD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CLOUDS HILL IMAGING LTD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Bumblebee. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of a buff- tailed bumble bee (Bombus terrestris). This is a social insect species which nests underground; nectar is collected by the workers and converted to honey in the crop. The honey is stored in the nest to feed the growing larvae. Magnification: x13 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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