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BEE. The name of a well known insect.
     2. Bees are considered ferae naturae while unreclaimed; and they are not more subjects of property while in their natural state, than the birds which have their nests on the tree of an individual. 3 Binn. R. 546 5 Sm. & Marsh. 333. This agrees with the Roman law. Inst. 2 1, 14; Dig. 41, 1, 5, 2; 7 Johns. Rep. 16; 2 Bl. Com. 392 Bro. Ab. Propertie, 37; Coop. Justin. 458.
     3. In New York it has been decided that bees in a tree belong, to the owner of the soil, while unreclaimed. When they have been reclaimed, and the owner can identify them, they belong to him, and not to the owner of the soil. 15 Wend. R. 550. See 1 Cowen, R. 243.

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We asked people to record bumblebees visiting lavender," said lead researcher Dr Michael Pocock, from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.
Glynwood Primary School children get involved in a new scientific experiment in the 'Big Bumblebee Discovery'
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Shaun Hackett, national park biodiversity ranger, said: "Observations of single willow trees in flower in the spring have shown counts of 30-40 bumblebees each.
The new Ladybug Cake and Bumblebee Cake - both bright and colorful on the outside and delicious on the inside - are festive additions to Baskin-Robbins' lineup of whimsical and inventive ice cream cakes.
The ultimate aim is to create further wildflower meadows and make Liverpool the UK's first citywide bumblebee haven, and to then encourage other towns and cities across the country to follow suit.
Alternately, for $20, there are adorable bumblebee houses available online.
But bumblebees can buzz around in the spring, summer, and autumn.
It seems that the tree bumblebee, as its name implies, likes to nest higher up than most other species.
SIMPLY cut out the voucher (right) and take it to your nearest Sainsbury's supermarket or Sainsbury's Local store to claim your free Bumblebee toy.
This year's bumblebee numbers are up on previous years," says oilseed rape grower Mark Bush from the Perthshire farm where he's been planting wild flowers around his crops to encourage the insects he relies on.