Nat Geo Cactus


Impressive closeup of a bee in a Ferocactus flower from National Geographic’s Picture of the Day.

Cactus Bee, Arizona
Photograph by Mark W. Moffett, National Geographic

A cactus bee (Diadasia sp.) pollinates a barrel cactus in Tucson, Arizona.

Too close in to be able to identify the cactus species, but the red and orange striping is definitely indicative of a Ferocactus.


    
    
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