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Honey bee stinging Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Insects outnumber us on this earth. And they always will. By the millions. Penny Gullan and and Peter Cranston, emeritus professors of entomology...

Honey bee stinging Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee stinging Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee stinging Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 29, 2013 at 10:17 PM

The Sting

FIRST PHOTO--When honey bees sting, it's usually a clean break. Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen getting stung. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

I've been asked how I did it. How did I manage to capture that rare image of a honey bee sting that won the feature photo award presented June 11 by...

FIRST PHOTO--When honey bees sting, it's usually a clean break. Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen getting stung. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
FIRST PHOTO--When honey bees sting, it's usually a clean break. Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen getting stung. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

FIRST PHOTO--When honey bees sting, it's usually a clean break. Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen getting stung. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

SECOND PHOTO--Honey bee pulling out abdominal tissue. This photo won the ACE feature photo award. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
SECOND PHOTO--Honey bee pulling out abdominal tissue. This photo won the ACE feature photo award. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

SECOND PHOTO--Honey bee pulling out abdominal tissue. This photo won the ACE feature photo award. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

THIRD PHOTO--Honey bee trying to escape after stinging. Worker bees die after stinging, which usually occurs while they're trying to defend their hive. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
THIRD PHOTO--Honey bee trying to escape after stinging. Worker bees die after stinging, which usually occurs while they're trying to defend their hive. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

THIRD PHOTO--Honey bee trying to escape after stinging. Worker bees die after stinging, which usually occurs while they're trying to defend their hive. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

FOURTH PHOTO--A strand of abdominal tissue. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
FOURTH PHOTO--A strand of abdominal tissue. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

FOURTH PHOTO--A strand of abdominal tissue. (Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved, Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 10:07 PM

The Sting

The Sting

Ouch! So, you’ve been stung by a bee. If you’re a beekeeper, an occasional sting is a natural part of beekeeping. UC Davis...

The Sting
The Sting

Here's a close-up of what the stinging apparatus looks like in the skin. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at 6:20 PM
 
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