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Not that transcribing specimen labels for 44,000 bumblebees or variations of tropical pollen can’t be interesting, in their way.
Ghosts, goblins, zombies, superheroes, men on stilts, a bunch of human bumblebees and a float of topless people were among those making their way up Sixth Avenue as spectators bobbed to drumming and Caribbean music.
Costumes at the Alexandria hospital ranged from a bumblebee to a strawberry to the Little Mermaid.
Colonies of all-important bumblebees and honey bees donated by Koppert Biological Systems help keep things buzzing.
Indeed, all bumblebees die at the end of the season, except for the queen, who stores up food and hibernates to start a new hive the next spring.
There are yellow bats and red bats, bats that slurp flowers and bats that drain cows, bats no bigger than a bumblebee and bats with wingspans that exceed 5 feet.
In a study published Wednesday by the journal Nature, Moyroud and others analyze the flower surfaces and used artificial flowers to show that bumblebees can see the halos.
Similar studies have been conducted to chart the decline in bumblebees in the United Kingdom and the monarch butterfly in the United States.
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