Bud Romance

Image via NPR. Photograph by Jerome Rozen.

Who knew Mother Nature was such a romantic? Just last year, scientists discovered a rare type of bee that fashions nests from flower petals, resulting in the colorful cocoons see above and below. Thanks to the all-knowing, all-blogging crowd at Tumblr, this old story from NPR has become new inspiration again.

Image via NPR. Photograph by Jerome Rozen.

5 Responses to Bud Romance

  1. Ruth 02/09/2011 at 1:18 pm #

    Nature is an amazing thing.


  2. Maria 02/09/2011 at 1:51 pm #

    Wow, how cool is that? 🙂 Super pretty, too. 🙂

    — Maria E.

  3. Dori 02/09/2011 at 3:58 pm #

    That is just amazing!

  4. Flora 02/09/2011 at 6:35 pm #

    Wow amazing!

  5. Anneke (Mudhooks) 02/15/2011 at 2:04 pm #

    This bee was mentioned in National Geographic in the latest or next to latest issue.

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