Photo: Snuggling bees

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Taking a break together from the hard labor of foraging.
Photo by Gloria Z. Nagler


So, I read the other day that bees often sleep 5 to 6 hours per day, often on or in flowers, and often together. They lock legs and snooze.

And glory bee:), my first bees of the season, as far as I can tell, were doing just that, while covered in pollen! They weren’t fighting, were very still. At the community garden today. (Had I not read the article I probably wouldn't have spotted the two nappers)

--Gloria Z. Nagler



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