Monthly Archives: November 2012

Bees sleeping…

Dear All I recently participated in an expedition through parts of northwestern Kenya to look at different kinds of bees. The first thing that surprises many people about bees is that there are lots of different kinds of bees – in fact close to 20,000 species have been described! The honeybee, which is familiar to […]


Dear All Here is an incredible and rather gruesome example of camouflage that I recently came across. This was on the shore of Lake Victoria, among the buttress roots of a fig tree…   As you can see – there was a small group of strange beings shuffling along on the bark of the tree. […]