Originating Gallery: It Just Is
This Hunt's Bumble Bee stuck around long enough to snap several shots.
From the size of his pollen baskets, this might have been his last stop before heading home.
From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollen_basket: Honey bees are efficient in packing pollen into the pollen basket. It takes worker bee
from three to eighteen minutes to complete a pollen load and return to the hive. Ha! Who knew?