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Hold That Tiger!

A Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus) spreads its wings on a Verbena patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

She's a butterfly magnet. When Oakland parks supervisor Tora Rocha, known as "The Monarch Queen" and "The Butterfly Whisperer," (she rears monarchs...

A Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus) spreads its wings on a Verbena patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus) spreads its wings on a Verbena patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus) spreads its wings on a Verbena patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Western Tiger Swallowtail sipping nectar from Verbena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Western Tiger Swallowtail sipping nectar from Verbena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Western Tiger Swallowtail sipping nectar from Verbena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue sky, the sweet taste of nectar, and all's right with the world for this Western Tiger Swallowtail. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Blue sky, the sweet taste of nectar, and all's right with the world for this Western Tiger Swallowtail. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue sky, the sweet taste of nectar, and all's right with the world for this Western Tiger Swallowtail. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 7:03 PM

Mint Condition

Bee and Catmint

When the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven's grand opening celebration takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, visitors can expect to see scores of flowers,...

Bee and Catmint
Bee and Catmint

HONEY BEE heads for catmint (Nepeta). Catmint is one of the plants in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven that attracts honey bees, native bees, butterflies and assorted other insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nectaring
Nectaring

HONEY BEE sips nectar from catmint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 3, 2010 at 8:39 PM

Let Them Bee

Camouflaged

If I were in charge, the praying mantis would eat only aphids, flies and stink bugs.No honey bees. Let them bee.This week we watched a praying mantis...

Camouflaged
Camouflaged

PRAYING MANTIS clings to a purple coneflower (Echinacea pupurea) in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey Bee
Honey Bee

UNSUSPECTING HONEY BEE is nailed by the praying mantis at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-Up
Close-Up

CLOSE-UP shot shows the praying mantis eating the honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 27, 2010 at 7:56 PM

Heaven Scent

Wild Rose

The wild roses planted last fall in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, University of...

Wild Rose
Wild Rose

HONEY BEE forages on a wild rose in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-Up
Close-Up

CLOSE-UP of a honey bee savoring a wild rose in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, July 19, 2010 at 9:46 PM

Sharing a Cone (Flower)

Coneflower

It's fun seeing little children sharing a cone...an ice cream cone.But have you ever seen a bumble bee and honey bee sharing a cone...

Coneflower
Coneflower

BUMBLE BEE and a honey bee share a coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two Visitors
Two Visitors

YELLOW-FACED bumble bee and a honey bee circle a coneflower at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Touching
Touching

TOUCHING--A bumble bee touches a honey bee on a coneflower at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Victory
Victory

YELLOW-FACED bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) emerges the victor on the coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 8:04 PM

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