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Ants and Bee

A short sequence of a presumably common garden event, but one I’ve not previously taken any notice of: ants finding and swarming on a dying (or dead) bee. When I took these thee ants had already moved the bee from the centre of the patio to a corner near the wall.

Ants swarming over a dead bee

Ants swarming over a dead bee

Ants swarming over a dead bee

Ants swarming over a dead bee

Ants swarming over a dead bee

Ants swarming over a dead bee

Quite a feast for them!

Camera note: all photos taken with the Canon 7D Mark II and EF 100mm f/2.8L macro IS USM lens.

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A Day in the Garden

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A couple more badger and fox pix

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