"Several of the viruses associated with bumblebees
' trouble are moving from managed bees in apiaries to nearby populations of wild bumblebees
and we show this spillover is likely occurring through flowers that both kinds of bees share," said Samantha Alger, a scientist who led the new research published in the journal of PLOS ONE.
To kick-start their efforts, the pupils were presented with art packs to inspire their creativity and copies of Bumblebee
Taken together, these results strongly suggest that "viruses in managed honeybees are spilling over to wild bumblebee
populations and that flowers are an important route," says Alison Brody, a professor in UVM's Department of Biology, and senior author on the new PLOS study.
Many species of wild bumblebees
are in decline and a new research shows that diseases spread by domestic honeybees may be a major culprit.
RARE The Great Yellow Bumblebee
is found in north of Scotland.
The Trust's Great Big Great Yellow bumblebee
Hunt begins this Saturday.
If people think they have found a Great Yellow Bumblebee
, they are asked to take photographs to help experts.
Data from volunteer "BeeWalks" through the spring and summer showed that freezing conditions in late February and early March, as the country was hit by the "Beast from the East", delayed the start of the 2018 bumblebee
"Anything with a bumblebee
typically catches my eye," Smith said.
There are more detailed and movie-accurate Bumblebees
out there (the Masterpiece Movie Series MPM-7 and the non-transforming 3A DLX Collectible Figure Series Bumblebee
come to mind), but they come at a hefty price.
succeeds where its larger, more grandiloquent forebearers repeatedly falls short.
has an emotional journey here, starting off as basically the robot equivalent of a fearless young soldier at war before going through a sort of lost-puppy phase while on Earth.