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Posted by
Spike (not Bristol, United Kingdom) on 16 March 2012 in Animal & Insect.

A single small daffodil. One bumblebee (the upper one) just wants to sit on the nice soft flower and warm up in the sunshine; the other bumblebee is all anxious to gather as much nectar and pollen as she can.

Although they spent quite a bit of time "wrestling" and getting caught up in each other, it didn't seem to be aggression, more a matter of being in each other's way. And eventually, Industrious Bumblebee got what she wanted and flew off to the next flower, while Indolent Bumblebee got to go back to sleep...

Thanks for stopping to take a look.

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

wow, our daffodils just started to show their green - there´s also a little referee on one of the petals, kindly looking away.

23 Mar 2012 9:51am