Ever wonder just how a bee lives its first 21-days here on Earth? If so, photographer Anand Varma has just the video for you, as he captured the mind-blowing 21-day transformation of bee egg to larvae to pupae and then finally an adult. Fortunately, you won’t have to spend 3-weeks watching the process, since the video was condensed into a 60-second clip. Continue reading to watch.
“Varma raised bees in his backyard – in front of a camera – to get an up close view. The project, for National Geographic, gives a glimpse into a bee hive – and reveals one of the biggest threats to its health, a mite that preys on baby bees in the first 21 days of life,” according to Twisted Sifter.