Heather Angel / Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) sliding down slope on back after losing footing. Panda Breeding Centre, Wolong, Sichuan, China. January 1987.
Heather Angel / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) forages on pollen in Apple (Malus domestica) flower, collecting pollen in pollen basket. In garden, Surrey, England, UK. May.
Heather Angel / Northern white cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) female standing in tree with baby aged two weeks. Parents captive bred and released. Wild Elephant Valley / Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China, 2...
Heather Angel / Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) portrait, in falling snow. Captive bred, in enclosure, Panda Breeding Centre, Wolong, Sichuan Province, China. February 2008.
Heather Angel / Man using pole to propel bamboo raft on Lijang / Li River, Karst peaks beyond. At dawn, Lijiang River Scenic Zone, Yangshuo county, Guangxi, China.
Heather Angel / Freshwater green hydra (Hydra viridissima) moving over a petri dish. Green colour comes from the symbiotic relationship with green alga Chlorella vulgaris
Heather Angel / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) parent feeding chick, another chick next to it looks headless, Antarctica
Heather Angel / Butterflies and day flying moths feed from Loofah flower (Luffa cylindrica) and pick up pollen on their legs, underside of thorax and antennae, South Sichuan Bamboo Sea, China
Heather Angel / Black coral vine (Kennedia nigricans) flowers, pollinated by honeyeaters (flowers triggered by honeyeater, releasing the stamens, style and stigma), Western Australia Sequence 2 of 2
Heather Angel / Black coral vine (Kennedia nigricans) flowers, pollinated by honeyeaters (showing untriggered flowers), Western Australia Sequence 1 of 2
Heather Angel / Red wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata) feeding on nectar of flame grevillea (Grevillea excelsior) Kings Park, Western Australia Botanic garden, Western Australia.
Heather Angel / Pollen release from cyclamen flower via sonication, which mimics buzz pollination. The structure of the cyclamen flower prevents the pollen getting wet.
Heather Angel / Chinese peacock butterfly (Papilio bianor) drinking nectar from a Hibiscus flower. To maintain position it flaps the wings which pick up pollen on their undersides from the stamens placed on the end o...
Heather Angel / Day gecko (Phelsuma sp.) with extended tongue lapping up nectar from crown of thorns (Euphorbia milii) flower, Madagascar
Heather Angel / Wasp walking around a Spanish love-in-a-mist (Nigella hispanica) flower to sip nectar from ring of blue nectaries, thorax and abdomen pick up pollen from downward facing anthers that swipe over the wa...
Heather Angel / Stigmas in female flowers of single Wax begonia (Begonia semperflorens group) mimic pollen laden stamens produced by male flowers but offer no reward to pollinators, which land on them and pollinate t...
Heather Angel / Common bee fly (Bombylius major) hovering whilst nectaring on Honesty (Lunaria annua), proboscis covered with pollen. Nature reserve, Surrey, England, UK. March.
Heather Angel / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) with full pollen baskets feeding on Balkan anemone (Anemone blanda). In garden. Surrey, England, UK. April.
Heather Angel / Spotted blister beetle (Ceroctis capensis) feeding on Gladiolus (Gladiolus alatus) petals. Cape Town, South Africa. September.
Heather Angel / Drone fly (Eristalis tenax) nectaring on Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis), pollen on body. Surrey, England, UK. February.
Heather Angel / Saxon wasp (Dolichovespula saxonica) and Common red soldier beetles (Rhagonycha fulva) feeding on Broad leaved helleborine (Epipactis helleborine). Surrey, England, UK. August.
Heather Angel / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) extending proboscis to nectar on Common rue (Ruta graveolens). Green aphid (Aphidoidea) beneath flower. Surrey, England, UK. July.
Heather Angel / Parasitic wasp (Gasteruption assectator) nectaring on Common rue (Ruta graveolens). Surrey, England, UK. July.
Heather Angel / Blowfly (Calliphora sp) nectaring on Common rue (Ruta graveolens). Surrey, England, UK. July.
Heather Angel / Cambridge vagrant butterfly (Nepheronia thalassina) nectaring on Lantana (Lantana camara). Flowers turn from yellow to pink when no nectar is provided. In garden, Tanzania. Native to tropical Americas...
Heather Angel / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) nectaring on freshly opened yellow Lantana (Lantana camara) flowers. Flowers turn pink when nectar no longer provided. In garden, Tanzania. Native to tropical Americas.
Heather Angel / Solitary bee (Apoidea) feeding on Crocus (Crocus korolkowii), covered in pollen. Ansob Pass, Tajikistan. April.
Heather Angel / Bumblebee (Bombus sp) queen feeding on Crocus (Crocus korolkowii), covered in pollen. Ansob Pass, Tajikistan. April.
Heather Angel / Tree bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum) nectaring on Camellia 'St Ewe' (Camellia × williamsii). Surrey, England, UK. March.