Speaking of Bees: National Geographic: Intimate Portraits of Bees

photo by Sam Droege, USGS

Screen shot from National Geographic article “Intimate Portraits of Bees.” Photo by Sam Droege, USGS. Pretty darn neato!

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Bee on Cosmos – KeaPOD 158

This beautiful little bumble bee caught my attention as it gathered pollen on this cosmos flower. Photo copyright keagiles.

This beautiful little bumble bee caught my attention as it gathered pollen on this cosmos flower.
Click on the photo for a larger image. Photo copyright keagiles.

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Morning Surprise – More Jewels of Rain – KeaPOD157

drops, net, flower

A surprise flower within a spider’s net maze, with raindrops. Photo by keagiles. Click on the image for a larger version. Note: All photos by keagiles are copyright keagiles and cannot be re-used in any format, cropped or otherwise manipulated without express permission from Kea Giles.

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Dragonfly on Asphalt – KeaPOD 156

dragonfly

I found this dragonfly lying on the asphalt, in the rain. Looks like he was just reaching the end of his life cycle.
Click on the photo to zoom in. Image copyright keagiles 2015.

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Fawn and Doe 15 June 2015 – Less than 30 min. old

baby fawn

This fawn, and a twin, was born on Monday, 15 June, right outside my office building in Boulder, Colorado. The photo links to a short video on YouTube. I took another video of the two fawns nursing for the first time, and that is also posted on YouTube.

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Happy World Oceans Day

ocean, rainbow, Pacific

I took this photo somewhere at sea on the Pacific off the coast of British Columbia, Canada.
Photo © keagiles.

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Speaking of Water Drops – Great Imaggeo Image

water drop from Immageo

A drop of water resting on the surface of a water-repellent soil sample. Photo taken by Nicasio T. Jiménez-Morilo, 9 Nov. 2014, winner of the 2015 EGU photo contest (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).
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