Finding candidates for Bug of the Week is a bit challenging this time of year, given the colder weather. To fill in, today let’s take a look at a fantastic time lapse video by National Geographic photographer Anand Varma of the development of young honey bees within the cells of the brood comb.

Fascinating stuff! (Although technically the plural of larva is larvae.)

If you are interested in finding out more about bees, I’m doing a series of reviews of books about bees and pollination at Wild About Ants this week.

Bee Books