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Friday, October 23, 2015

Dead or alive

Dead or alive...I really don't know.
It was either dead or so cold it couldn't move.  I took this today...and it really wasn't that cold.

14 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

cute either way.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Meditating.

Revrunner said...

MUST get that l-a-s-t bit of pollen before winter. :-)

Sandra said...

he is sucked fast getting enough pollen to last the winter. they get really slow when the weather cools.

don said...

Either way it is a fine close up with excellent detail and color. He looks alive n any case. Nice post.

John @ Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

High on nectar.

Nancy Chan said...

Too engrossed in its works of sucking as much nectar as possible.

Stephanie said...

Probably just hanging out!

Small City Scenes said...

When it cools down they almost hibernate for awhile. When we picked berries in June the bees would be like that early in the morning. Neat shot anyway.
MB

pattisjarrett said...

I noticed a very slow-moving bee on a flower the other day, and asked the same question.

Weekend-Windup said...

Wonderful shot the way the insect in the flower. It may be died or alive it looks beautiful...

EG CameraGirl said...

The nectar must be incredibly yummy so it didn't want to move. ;) (Well, maybe.)

Debby Ray said...

Great shot whether dead or alive. It wouldn't surprise me if it was still alive. I have seen flies that were lying on their backs with legs sticking straight up be revived when they warm up. Not sure if the same thing applies to bees :)

Felicia said...

so pretty. you should have touched him.

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