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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Bee and Man

My husband loves animals, including insects. When I took this photo, he had found a sleepy bumblebee on a leaf and was showing it to me. I hope that this photo puts the viewer in my place-looking up close at the magnificent bee, with only a small sense of the comparatively huge human holding it.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Bellingham, Washington, United States of America
Copyright: © Elani Wales