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Wordless Wednesday: My Favorite Pollinators

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June 18-24, 2012 is Pollinator Week. Join me is raising awareness of the importance of pollinators our ecosystems.   How well do you know your bees? Take this quick and see: Bee Identification.

bee fly and daisy

bee fly and daisy


beetles on a flower


Carpenter bee


Ruby throat hummingbird

carpenter bee and yellow flower

carpenter bee and yellow flower

DNLee About the Author: DNLee is a biologist and she studies animal behavior, mammalogy, and ecology . She uses social media, informal experiential science experiences, and draws from hip hop culture to share science with general audiences, particularly under-served groups. Follow on Twitter @DNLee5.

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  1. 1. streepie 6:17 am 06/20/2012

    Hi DNLee,

    the “beetles” on your second picture are actually bugs (and their nymphs).


    Link to this
  2. 2. DNLee in reply to DNLee 10:00 am 06/20/2012

    Thank you very much, Connie!

    Link to this

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