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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2016 7:37 am    Post subject: A bee's stinger Reply with quote

Hi,

I have just been showing my 5 year old son some of the amazing photos on this website and he says "I would like to see a photo of a Bee's stinger." I just wondered if I could put that out there in case someone is looking for ideas.

Thanks!
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A search should find several mechanisms designed to puncture us.
Here's a comparison with a human made one:
http://photomacrography.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19452
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stingers of paper wasp and honeybee:

http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7423

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