Posts Tagged: cleaning tongue
Cleaning the Tongue: A, B, C
So here you are, a honey bee seeking nectar from an unopened citrus blossom. And then your tongue (proboscis) becomes all sticky with pollen, nectar...
A honey bee takes a break and cleans her proboscis (tongue) after foraging on a citrus blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Break over and time to get back to work! A worker bee and a mandarin blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ever Seen a Honey Bee Cleaning Her Tongue?
We humans brush our teeth, and we sometimes brush our tongues. But have you ever seen a honey bee cleaning her tongue? Bay Nature contributing...
A honey bee cleaning her tongue. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)