STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Bird bath bacteria. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of bacteria found in a dirty bird bath. A dirty bath contaminated with discarded seed hulls, shed feathers, feces, algae and other debris can be a breeding ground for harmful bacteria and insects, spreading diseases to all the birds that visit. Magnification: x5000 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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