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Mating Eastern Carpenter Bees - Xylocopa virginica - male - female

Mating Eastern Carpenter Bees - Xylocopa virginica - Male Female
Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA
March 16, 2012
These two were fun to watch! They got together on a pussy willow blossom and were buzzing wildly. After I snapped several pics, the male separated and hovered in front of me as if to say "Hey, lady, you're spoiling the mood!"