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Thirsty Bee

The bees are dropping like flies--in swimming pools all over northern California during this triple-digit heat wave. Honey bees collect water to aircondition their hive. They sip from bird baths, dripping faucets, water-splashed plants and even wet...

Thirsty Bee
Thirsty Bee

A THIRSTY BEE drinks from a watering device at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. Bees don't like to get their feet wet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Exhausted
Exhausted

EXHAUSTED, a soaked honey bee (she fell into a swimming pool and two-legged humans fished her out) gathers her strength. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Let Me Bee
Let Me Bee

LET ME BEE. Front view of a water-logged honey bee. After falling in the pool and being fished out, this honey bee spent the night on the net before flying off in the morning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 29, 2009 at 5:47 PM

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