Bees, Butterflies, and Other Flying Things

The videos in this section also show flight in slow motion (at one-fourth real-time speed). Thus, the action of a 60-second video actually takes place in only 15 seconds.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Enter butterfly
  To sip nectar

Enter bee
  To sip nectar
 
Exit butterfly!

Skipper Sipping

A speckled skipper
Unfurling its proboscis  
Seeking sweet nectar.