A few choice specimens from the Museum’s wasp nest collection illustrate the diversity and beauty of these impressive structures.
These colorful bees are perfect partners for orchids, pollinating the flowers while they create perfumes that attract mates.
Before a bee specimen enters the Museum's collections, Curatorial Assistant Melody Doering styles it for posterity.
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