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Please Tell me what is this insect? It looks it has a fly head and a bumblebee back. 

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I was doing an oil change on my car and noticed this insect when I came up to drop some oil down the top of the engine. I have not seen anything like this and I am very curious of what kine of insect this is. My brother was able to have the insect climb onto a pencil to get out of my engine compartment and into the garden.

     

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Second image. Thank you!

     

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Hi tuneup13,

Sorry but I cannot make out what it is from your pics.  However, there are other insects around that mimic bumbles eg: hoverflies: Volucella & Merodon.  Perhaps someone else can help you with this.
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