That’s abdominal tissue trailing behind the bee as it leaves the scene of the crime. Kathy Keatley Garvey of the University of California at Davis snapped this amazing one-in-a-million shot.
The reason why Honey Bees can only sting once and die shortly after.
You found me, congratulations, was it worth it? Because despite your violent behaviour, the only thing you’ve managed to break so far is my heart. Maybe you can settle for that and we can just call it a day.