Bumblebee Added To Endangered Species List

Sad news today as the Bumblebee has been added to the endangered species list.

According to NatGeo, “The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday on its website that the rusty patched bumblebee (Bombus affinis), once a common sight, is “now balancing precariously on the brink of extinction.” Over the past two decades, the bumblebee’s population has declined 87 percent, according to the announcement.”

Sad news for our little pollinator friends.

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