Turns Out, There’s A Bee Species That Sleep In Flowers And It’s As Cute As It Sounds


We need bees. They’re the world’s most important pollinator of food crops. In fact, it is estimated that one third of the food that we consume each day relies on pollination mainly by bees. But as much as we are used to seeing them buzzing with work, they need their beauty sleep as well. Recently, wildlife photographer Joe Neely captured two bees snuggling in a flower, and the shot shows a beautiful side of them we rarely witness.

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“The story behind this photos [begins when] me and my fiancé Niccole went out to find poppy flowers,” Neely told Bored Panda. “On the way back we saw this patch of pink flowers just off the highway so we stopped to take some photos.”[…]

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3 Responses to Turns Out, There’s A Bee Species That Sleep In Flowers And It’s As Cute As It Sounds

  1. The big bumblebees do that sometimes, preferably in the flowers of hollyhocks, but only one at a time, I have never seen two of them cuddling up to each other like that. It looks very cosy.

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  2. Yes, that’s true, now that you mention it, I would have thought that too … at least of honey bees.

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