This photomontage provided by Global Wildlife Conservation shows a living Wallace’s Giant Bee (Megachile pluto) to scale alongside a European Honeybee. Photo: AFP This photomontage provided by Global Wildlife Conservation shows a living Wallace’s Giant Bee (Megachile pluto) to scale alongside a European Honeybee. Photo: AFP
This photomontage provided by Global Wildlife Conservation shows a living Wallace’s Giant Bee (Megachile pluto) to scale alongside a European Honeybee. Photo: AFP
Conservation

World’s biggest bee, nicknamed the ‘flying bulldog’, is re-discovered in Indonesia 38 years after last sighting

  • Wallace’s Giant Bee is roughly the size of a human thumb, and boasts a pair of huge fang-like mandibles

Topic |   Conservation
This photomontage provided by Global Wildlife Conservation shows a living Wallace’s Giant Bee (Megachile pluto) to scale alongside a European Honeybee. Photo: AFP This photomontage provided by Global Wildlife Conservation shows a living Wallace’s Giant Bee (Megachile pluto) to scale alongside a European Honeybee. Photo: AFP
This photomontage provided by Global Wildlife Conservation shows a living Wallace’s Giant Bee (Megachile pluto) to scale alongside a European Honeybee. Photo: AFP
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