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Do bees use their front legs to carry pollen into the hive instead of back legs at times? I am not seeing the bees with pollen on their rear leg pollen baskets but I think I am seeing a small wad around their front legs. Is that typical? Or am I just not able to focus of the returning bees well enough and just think I am seeing pollen around their front legs?
 

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Just seeing things. �� There could be some stuck on the hairs of the tibia and basitarsus But not intentionally carrying it.
 

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I've seen bees with pollen on their front legs for just under a week. Not all the foragers, just some. Maybe something has sticky pollen?
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I took a look again and their thorax at the sides where the tibia meets it is extra fuzzy and can look like pollen when they are flying in and out.
 
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