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In Search of the World's Biggest Bee: How It Came to 'Bee'

Natural history photographer Clay Bolt photographs Wallace’s Giant See in its nest. The bee nests  in active termite mounds in the North Moluccas, Indonesia. (Copyright Simon Robson)

Imagine you're in an Indonesian rainforest and a humongous bee, with a wingspan of two and a half inches, flies over your head. The world's largest...

Natural history photographer Clay Bolt photographs Wallace’s Giant See in its nest. The bee nests  in active termite mounds in the North Moluccas, Indonesia. (Copyright Simon Robson)
Natural history photographer Clay Bolt photographs Wallace’s Giant See in its nest. The bee nests in active termite mounds in the North Moluccas, Indonesia. (Copyright Simon Robson)

Natural history photographer Clay Bolt photographs Wallace’s Giant See in its nest. The bee nests in active termite mounds in the North Moluccas, Indonesia. (Copyright Simon Robson)

Wallace’s Giant Bee. Megachile pluto, the world’s largest bee,  is approximately four times larger than a European honey bee. This is a composite. (Copyright Clay Bolt, www.claybolt.com)
Wallace’s Giant Bee. Megachile pluto, the world’s largest bee, is approximately four times larger than a European honey bee. This is a composite. (Copyright Clay Bolt, www.claybolt.com)

Wallace’s Giant Bee. Megachile pluto, the world’s largest bee, is approximately four times larger than a European honey bee. This is a composite. (Copyright Clay Bolt, www.claybolt.com)

 
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