Scandinavia and the World
 

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Two birds in the hand? 20 6, 5:46am

Two things of note:
1) I had never even heard of beeflies/bomberflies before today. This part is relevant:
"In nine subfamilies ... the females often do not land at all during host burrow inspections, and will proceed to release their eggs from midair by quick flicks of the abdomen while hovering over the burrow's entrance. This remarkable behavior has earned such species the colloquial name of Bomber flies..."

Nature, you are so freaking awesome.

2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJGNmgy676I -- Two minutes of your life well spent.