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Honey bee (Apis mellifera) - The coming and going of bees during a massive return to the hive. A bee transports 20 to 30 milligrams of nectar and carries out 3 to 10 flights per day during 10 to 20 days of activity. A hive has between 100,000 and 200,000 foraging bees and thus harvests between 60 kilos and 300 kilos of honey per year.

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Image size: 5760x3840 pixels (19.2"x12.8" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2013-06-07

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Wild animal / Insect / Hymenoptere / Bee / Honey bee (Apis mellifera)

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