Tag: not a bee

Not A Bee FAIL #2

Ugh. Almost half of the “bees” in this honeybee news story slideshow are, in fact, flies. I’m really hoping that these are photos contributed by the public, and not part of the original article. Sigh. […]

Things that aren’t bees (#3)

Here’s one of my favorite bee mimics–the bee fly, Family Bombyliidae.  These little balls of fuzz are amazing flyers, able to hover at will.  They typically don’t land on a flower while feeding, but hang […]