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In the world of social insects, few spectacles are as impressive as that of a colony of giant bees, where 50,000 individuals can be seen at once, tightly amassed at the top of an immense orange disc. Solukumbu, Nepal. The tiger men honey hunting

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Image size: 5616x3744 pixels (18.7"x12.5" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2008-05-07

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Wild animal / Insect / Hymenoptere / Bee / Giant honey bee (Apis dorsata)

Natural resources use / Agricultural product / Hive product / Natural wax

Individual / Nobody


Species / Species particularity / Migratory species

World mountain and summit / Himalaya


Natural resources use / Agricultural product / Hive product / Honey

Area / Mountain

Asia / Indian subcontinent / Nepal

Shot / Overview

Species / Species particularity / Risky species / Venemous species

Behavior / Animal construction / Nest

Behavior / Animal construction / Alveole

Enumeration / Group / Swarm

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Earth's crust / Landform / Cliff

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Hymenoptera / Aculeata / Apoidea / Apidae / Apis

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