There is a sort of wild bee frequenting the garden-campion for the sake of its tomentum, which probably it turns to some purpose in the business of nidification. It is very pleasant to see with what address it strips off the pubes, running from the top...
Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners, and Economy ... - Page 337
by William Bingley - 1803
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