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The Bees Are Back In Town
2012-05-28 11:56:27

Have you heard the latest buzz? A species of bumblebee once thought to be extinct is now being reintroduced to the UK countryside. According to a report from the BBC, the short-haired bumblebee, or Bombus subterraneus to those in the know, once thrived in the UK just south of England before vanishing in 1988. Recently, a healthy colony of the bumblebee was found in Sweden, allowing conservationists to seed a new colony in their original homestead. Now, about 50 queen short-haired...

Rarest Bumblebee in US Discovered In New Mexico
2011-12-06 13:13:20

Researchers from University of California Riverside (UCR), have recently rediscovered one of the rarest species of bumblebee in the United States - one that has not been seen in over 50 years. The Cockerell´s Bumblebee was found in the White Mountains of south-central New Mexico this last summer. Douglas Yanega, senior museum scientist at UC Riverside explains the rarity of this find, "Most bumblebees in the US are known from dozens to thousands of specimens, but not this species."...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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