I’ve vanquished this piece from most of my galleries, but bumblecake told me the extreme despair illustrated in this piece inspired them back in the day, so I’m posting it here for old times’ sake. B)

This photo — taken by Bug Squad’s Kathy Keatley Garvey — captures the moment after a bee sting when the honeybee attempts to fly away (with the barbed stinger still lodged in the victim). See that trail of goo? It’s actually the bee’s abdominal tissue.
- 🙏 please kill tumlr