honey bee (Apis) stinger - along with part of digestive tract and nerves and muscles - in a human finger

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Kay Roxby / Alamy Stock Photo
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honey bee (Apis) stinger in a human finger - the honey bee can't pull the stinger back out and after stinging when it flies away it leaves it behind along with part of its digestive tract, nerves and muscles. This massive abdominal rupture is the reason why the honey bee dies after stinging.
Location: Scotland, UK