Saturday, 25 May 2013

Bumblebee behaviour mimic

I knew that Volucella bombylans mimics the appearance of bumblebees, but this one also exhibited a behaviour of them too. When bumblebees are cold and want to ward off something they raise a front leg to do so. This fly was also cold and waved its front leg in just the same way, at Old Warden Tunnel NR...



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