...or at least perpetuating the species.
This is the "male superior" position, in which the male feels superior when he can figure out a way through the polka-dot armor.
They're on a pumpkin flower and they have such a high shine, I'm surprised not to be able to see myself.
They're also a thank-for all the nice commments on my javelin-wielding pumpkin plant. Both shots were taken the same afternoon.
Canon G2, +15 diopters, no shame.