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Picture of beehives in an almond orchard, surrounded by white fallen petals
October 30, 2021

Almond Orchard

Petals from almond trees scatter on the ground around beehives, which are moved from orchard to orchard across the country to pollinate crops. The almond industry is so large that experts estimate 70 percent of commercially kept honeybees are used to pollinate almond trees.
Photograph by Maria Stenzel, Nat Geo Image Collection
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