Tired Bumblebees Who Fell Asleep Inside Flowers With Pollen On Their Butts


Sometimes bumblebees get tired from flying and fall asleep in flowers with pollen all over their little furry bee butts. Like these lovely creatures below…

Do bumblebees get tired and fall asleep in flowers?

Wild bees of many types regularly sleep in flowers, but I seldom see honey bees do it. In many bee species, it is the males that stay outside at night, sometimes in large groups called leks. This happens because once the males emerge from their nest, they have no place to go.


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