Eastern Carpenter Bee

Photo: Brice Praslicka
Species: Eastern Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa virginica)
Carpenter bees are often mistaken for bumblebees – they are about the same size and shape after all. However, they couldn’t be more different.

Honey Bee

You can tell just how much honey bees love asparagus by how much pollen is on this guy’s legs.