The Colors of Bees

We are most likely to notice the honeybee and the bumblebee, but North America is home to more than 4,000 species of bee. Take a look at some of the other species, which sport some surprising colors! Wired talked to Sam Droege of the  U.S. Geological Survey's Bee Inventory and Monitoring program about the amazing variety of bees, with plenty of pictures. Link -via Not Exactly Rocket Science

(Image credit: Flickr user Sam Droege/USGS Bee Inventory)

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